Application Cycle Timeline for Positions Starting July 2021

June 9:ERAS 2021 season begins at 9:00 am ET
June 10:EFDO will release tokens to fellowship applicants
at 9:00 am ET
July 7:Applicants may begin submitting applications to programs at 9:00 am ET
July 21:July cycle fellowship programs begin reviewing applications at 9:00 am ET
August 25:Match Opens
August – November:Geriatric Fellowship interviews
November 17:Rank Order List deadline
December 1:Match Day
May 31: RAS 2022 season ends at 5:00 pm ET

Application Process

To apply, please visit the ERAS website to submit your application.

For questions regarding the application process via ERAS, please visit the ERAS Fellowship website or call ERAS at 215-966-3940 or email

Application Requirements

Your ERAS application should include the following:

  1. A completed ERAS Application
  2. A current Curriculum Vitae
  3. A one-page personal statement
  4. Three letters of recommendation (including one from your past or current program director)
  5. Photo (optional)

Prior to appointment in the program, fellows should have completed a three-year ACGME-accredited internal medicine or family medicine residency; or RCPSC accredited internal medicine residency or CFPC-accredited family medicine residency located in Canada.

Interviews will be arranged by invitation only following review of completed applications. For the 2020 application season, all interviews will be conducted via Zoom on Monday mornings between 9 am – 1 pm CDT.