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Contact Information:
Harvard Medical School
Fellowship in General
Medicine and Primary Care
Brigham and Women's Hospital
1620 Tremont Street
Boston, MA 02120

Tel (617) 525-7651
Email: GIM Fellowship
Harvard Medical School

We are still accepting applications for 2019. The deadline has been extended to 9/1/18.


Applicants must be board-eligible or board-certified in internal medicine by July 1 of their first fellowship year. In addition, due to federal regulations based on our funding, applicants are required to be U.S. citizens or have permanent U.S. residence status at the time of the application. Applicants are screened on the basis of their career goals and on the recommendations of faculty from their medical schools and residency programs.

Each application must include:
  1. Application form
  2. Applicant's current CV
  3. Three letters of recommendation submitted by faculty who are familiar with the applicant's qualifications (One letter must be from the Director of your current or most recent clinical training program)

Download the 2019 application as a Word document. Please save a completed copy of the form and return it as an e-mail attachment, along with your C.V. to GIMFellowship@bwh.harvard.edu.

Program Calendar

Saturday, September 1, 2018 Application deadline for 2019
September TBD, 2018 Candidate interviews (group and individual) for 2019
December 1, 2018 (anticipated) Application deadline for 2019 Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Master’s Program
February 1, 2019 (anticipated) Application deadline for 2019 Program in Clinical Effectiveness
July 1, 2019 2019 Fellowship begins

Interviews and Selection Process

During the interviews, candidates will have the opportunity to learn about program components at each of the participating fellowship sites. As part of the selection process, accepted applicants are matched to a participating fellowship site by mutual preference.

Fellows who are accepted into the Program are then required to complete a formal application to the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health by December 1st, prior to their fellowship year. Please see the Curriculum page for more information.

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