Application Instructions

The University of Florida’s Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship Program normally accepts three new fellows each year, with a total of up to nine fellows at a time in our program. Application requirements for our program include all of the following: 1) successful completion of ACGME-approved pediatric residency, 2) qualified to apply for full medical licensure in the State of Florida, and 3a) U.S. citizenship or permanent U.S. resident status (i.e., those holding green cards), or 3b) foreign medical graduates who do not need financial support.

All Florida training programs, including our neonatal-perinatal medicine fellowship program, are committed to fostering gender, ethnic and racial diversity. The importance of diversity in the global community of the 21st Century underscore our institution’s commitment to improving access to opportunity for all members of society, particularly women and underrepresented minorities.

As you work on your Neonatal Perinatal Medicine Fellowship application, we strongly urge you to go to the Organization of Neonatology Training Program Directors’ (ONTPD) website ( for information essential in completing your application. There you will find that like the overwhelming majority of other Neonatal Perinatal Medicine fellowship programs in the country, Florida’s Program:

  1. Participates in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP)
  2. Accepts only ERAS applications submitted according to the NPM “Timeline” document.

If applying to Florida’s Neonatal Perinatal Medicine Fellowship program, please note that Florida requires:

  1. Three ERAS letters of recommendation (LoR) submitted using our subspecialty’s “NPM LoR” form (available on the “Fellowship Applicants” ONTPD website page) pasted on to the letter writer’s institutional letterhead stationary
  2. A photocopy of your medical school diploma
  3. A recent copy of your CV