Candidates must have completed an approved diagnostic radiology residency prior to the start of fellowship. We participate in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP).
ERAS 2020 – 2021 season:
Application Submission Opens: November 17, 2020
* Programs may begin reviewing applications: December 1, 2020
Interviews: January – March 2021 (Mondays & Fridays)
Match Open: 3/24/2021
Ranking Open: 4/21/2021
Quota Change: 5/19/2021
Ranking Deadline: 6/2/2021
Match Day: 6/16/2021
ERAS 2021 season ends: May 31, 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:
- 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
Only completed applications with all above items will be reviewed. We will begin inviting candidates for interviews mid-December 2020 using the ERAS scheduling tool and expect to interview candidates through mid-March 2021. Due to COVID-19 related safety issues, all 2021 interviews will take place remotely via WebEx or Zoom. We will not be hosting on site interviews during this application cycle but hope to resume in person interviews in the future.
Additional details regarding the Neuroradiology fellowship and the general application process can also be found at:
- UNC Division of Neuroradiology
- American Society of Neuroradiology Fellowship Portal
- National Resident Matching Program
Please direct any questions related to the application & interview process to Shelby Schultz (919-966-9047).
Please direct any other fellowship program-related questions to Rachel Will, M.Ed. (919-966-6646) or to the
Fellowship Program Director, Dr. Benjamin Huang.
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.