Admissions

How to Apply

Thank you for your interest in the Baton Rouge General Sports Medicine Fellowship Program! Applications for the fellowship program are accepted through the Electronic Residency Application System (ERAS).

The Sports Medicine Fellowship Program runs from August 1 – July 31. Applications for the fellowship program are accepted August 1 – November 30. Interviews are scheduled one day per week during the months of October and November. The fellowship participates in the National Residency Match Program (NRMP). Rank lists are entered in early to mid-December and Match occurs in early January.

Admission Requirements

  • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the United States
  • Evidence of completion or the anticipated date of graduation from an ACGME accredited residency program in Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics or Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • A valid ECFMG certificate (if you graduated from medical school outside of the United States)
  • Must be eligible to be licensed in the State of Louisiana
  • Completion of the fellowship application
  • Letter from your program director outlining the following:
    • In-service board exam scores
    • Sports medicine experience and how the resident demonstrated a commitment to learning and applying the principles of sports medicine to actual day to day care of patients
    • List of all rotations/curriculum that has been completed
    • Professionalism of the resident and the ability of the resident to effectively interact with other members of the sports medicine team
    • Probationary actions or any interrupted time during residency
  • One reference letter from a Sports Medicine Physician with whom the resident has trained
  • One reference letter from a primary care physician in the applicants prospective specialty
  • Step scores including number of attempts
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)