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Contact Information:
Christine Boudreau
Harvard Medical School
Fellowship in General
Medicine and Primary Care
Beth Israel Deaconess
Medical Center
1309 Beacon Street CO-211
Brookline, MA 02446

Tel (617) 754-1434
Fax (617) 754-1440
Email: GIM Fellowship
Harvard Medical School

We are currently accepting applications for Fellowships to begin in July 2016, with a deadline of March 1, 2015.


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 2016 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@bidmc.harvard.edu.

Program Calendar

March 1, 2015 Application deadline for 2016
April 1, 2015 Candidates selected to interview for 2016
May 2015 Candidate interviews (group and individual) for 2016
June 30, 2015 Offer letters prepared for 2016
July 15, 2015 Due date for reply to offer letters for 2016
December 15, 2015 Application deadline for 2016 Harvard School of Public Health Master's Program
February 1, 2016 Application deadline for 2016 Program in Clinical Effectiveness
July 1, 2016 2016 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 School of Public Health by December 15, prior to their fellowship year. Please see the Curriculum page for more information.

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