How to Apply

All applications are taken through ERAS only.  We do not accept paper applications.

All applications are considered without regard to race, religion, gender, or national origin.

  1. Register with the National Resident Matching Program (NMRP). All our fellowship positions are filled through the NRMP.
  2. Register  with the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). All applicants to our fellowship program must come through ERAS.
  3. Application Deadline:

Applications will be reviewed once your ERAS application is complete.


Interviews are by invitation only and, unfortunately, we cannot guarantee you will be able to interview on the date you request. We will, however, do our best to schedule your interview at a time that is convenient for you.

Once we have reviewed your completed ERAS file we will invite qualified applicants for an interview with faculty and staff.

If you are invited for an interview, you will be notified by email. If you receive an invitation to interview, you will need to contact our office to schedule your interview date. 

International Medical Graduates

  • Must hold a currently valid certificate from the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates prior to January 1 in order to be considered for the match. You may contact the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, ECFMG, for your application materials and eligibility requirements.  Please write to ECFMG-ERAS Program, P.O. Box 13467, Philadelphia, PA 19104-3467, USA, or point your Web browser to to download their form.  We accept J-1 visas

For more information, please contact:

Anita Smith
 Pediatric Fellowship Program Coordinator
Department of Pediatrics
Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital
Penn State Milton Hershey Medical Center
500 University Drive, H085
P.O. Box 850
Hershey, PA 17033-0850
Phone:  717-531-5685