Application Information

Selection Process

Applicants must hold an M.D. degree or equivalent, have completed an accredited residency program in anesthesiology prior to beginning the fellowship and demonstrate the ability to provide care in anesthesia and an interest in achieving excellence in academic and clinical pediatric anesthesia.  We do not accept any applications prior to December 1, 2015.  Applicants are reviewed on a rolling basis, and invitations for interviews will be offered beginning in  February.

  1. Applicants should submit the Common Program Application found on the SPA website:
  2. In addition to your application, the following items will be needed:
    • An official copy of your medical school transcript should be sent to us directly from your medical school Dean's Office.
    • Three recommendation letters, one of which must come from your Anesthesiology Program Director.
    • A copy of all test scores (USMLE/COMPLEX)
    • A copy of all ITE scores
    • An updated CV
   The Application package and all other items should be sent to:
Dr. Concetta Lupa
UNC Anesthesiology Department
N2198 UNC Hospitals, CB# 7010
Chapel Hill, NC  27599-7010

Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellowship


Number of Positions for 2016-2017: 3 positions filled through NRMP Match
Number of Positions for 2017-2018:

Duration of Fellowship: 12 months    

We will start accepting applications December 1, 2015
Deadline for submission for 2017-2018: April 1, 2016
Location: The University of North Carolina Hospitals and Clinics, Department of Anesthesiology Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Director: M. Concetta Lupa, M.D.
Applicants will need to register with the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP). The NRMP website is

Important: Interview days for the 2017-2018 fellowship year will be:

        • April 11
        • April 25
        • May 16
        • May 31
        • June 6

We will provide hotel accommodations for the evening before and lunch the day of the interview. Selected candidates will interview with the program director and members of the pediatric anesthesia faculty and fellowship program.  

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis, and invitations for interviews will be offered beginning in February.

The University of North Carolina's Pediatric Anesthesia Fellowship participates 100% in the NRMP Match. The match dates for Pediatric Anesthesia Fellowships positions for 2017-2018 can be found on the NRMP website. The match will open in May 2016 and Match Day will be in early October 2016.

For questions please contact:

Fellowship Coordinator
Department of Anesthesiology
N2198 North Wing, UNC Hospitals
Chapel Hill, NC, 27599-7010
Phone: (919) 966-5136
Fax: (984) 974-4873