Candidates must have completed an approved diagnostic radiology residency prior to the start of fellowship. We participate in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP).  Dates for the 2020 – 2021 Neuroradiology NRMP Match are as follows:

ERAS Opens (Application Submission): November 17, 2020
* Fellowship programs may begin reviewing applications:  December 1, 2020

Interviews: January 2021 – February 2021 (Interviews are held on Mondays & Fridays)

ERAS 2021 season ends: May 31, 2021

Match: June 2021

We only accept applications through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).  Fellowship application submission through ERAS will begin in late November, with applications becoming available for programs to review on December 1, 2020. Our deadline for applications to be received for review is January 8, 2021.  Interested applicants should submit the following:

  • CV
  • Medical school transcript
  • USMLE board scores
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation, including one from the Residency Program Director and one from the Neuroradiology Division Chief
  • Personal statement
  • Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) certificate, IF medical degree from a non-US or non-Canadian school

We shall only review an application upon receipt of all of the above items. Invitations for interviews will be extended starting in mid-December, 2019, and we expect to interview candidates through late February, 2020.

Additional details regarding the Neuroradiology fellowship and the general application process can also be found at:


Rachel Will, M.Ed.
Neuroradiology Fellowship Coordinator
UNC Department of Radiology, CB# 7510
Chapel Hill, NC    27599-7510

Office #: 919-966-6646

FOREIGN GRADUATES: ALL graduates of foreign medical schools must be certified by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates. Alien foreign graduates must meet all VISA Qualifying Examination (VQE) or Foreign Medical Graduate Exam in the Medical Sciences (FMGEMS) requirements prior to application. Per the University of North Carolina Graduate Medical Education Policy on Visas, University of North Carolina Hospitals will accept resident physicians who have been issued a J-1 Visa and who hold a current ECFMG Certificate. H1-B visas are not sponsored at University of North Carolina Hospitals.

Please direct any program-related questions to the Fellowship Program Director, Dr. Benjamin Huang.
Please direct any application-related questions to Rachel Will.