Application Information

Selection Process:

 Applicants who apply to the UNC Obstetric Anesthesiology Fellowship must have an MD degree or equivalent and successfully completed an accredited anesthesiology residency training program prior to the beginning of the fellowship year.  A complete list of required application material is listed below.

Obstetric Anesthesiology Fellowship:

Director: Kathleen A. Smith MD
Location: The University of North Carolina Hospitals and Clinics, Department of Anesthesiology, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Number of position per year: 1
Duration of fellowship: 12 months
Applications are accepted each spring for the academic year beginning the following July

Application Requirements:

  • A copy of your Dean’s letter
  • A copy of your medical school transcript
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Personal statement
  • 3 letters of reference (one must be from your anesthesiology residency training program director)
  • ITE scores

All Application materials must be sent to Dr. Kathleen Smith at UNC-Anesthesiology Department, N2198 North Wing, UNC Hospitals, CB #7010, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7010.

Selected candidates will have an in-person interview with the Chair of the Department of Anesthesiology as well as members of the obstetric anesthesia faculty.

For questions regarding your application, please contact:

Kathleen A. Smith, MD
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology
UNC Obstetric Anesthesia Fellowship Director
Department of Anesthesiology
N2198 North Wing, UNC Hospitals
Chapel Hill, NC, 27599-7010
Phone: (919) 966-5136
Fax: (919) 966-4873
E-mail: ksmith@aims.unc.edu