Application Information

Selection Process

Applicants must complete an Application for Appointment to the Housestaff of The University of North Carolina Hospitals or you may submit the standardized Application for Fellowship in Pediatric Anesthesiology. Applicants must also provide a personal statement, curriculum vitae (CV), a copy of their medical school transcripts, and letters of recommendation (see below). 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.

Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellowship

Number of Positions for 2016-2017: 3 positions to be 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, 2015
Location: The University of North Carolina Hospitals and Clinics, Department of Anesthesiology Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Director: M. Concetta Lupa, M.D.

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
  • A letter of reference from your anesthesiology program director
  • Two additional letters of reference.
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • A copy of all test scores (USMLE/COMLEX)
  • A copy of all ITE scores
  • A personal statement
  • The application package, personal statement, letters, etc., should be sent to Dr. Concetta Lupa at UNC-Anesthesiology Department, N2198 North Wing, UNC Hospitals, CB #7010, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7010.

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, and June 6, 2016.  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.

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:

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