How to Apply

Thank you for your interest in the Sleep Medicine fellowship at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth in Houston, Texas. We offer a one-year training program that prepares our graduates for the challenges and rigor of this exciting and evolving field of medicine. Our fellows receive in depth didactic and bedside education that prepares them for sleep certification.

We currently offer 2 positions to candidates of all eligible backgrounds: Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Family Practice, Pulmonary & Critical Care, Neurology, Anesthesiology, Psychiatry and Otorhinolaryngology.

Our Program only accepts applications via the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS)

Deadline for applications is August 31 of each year.  A complete application includes:

  1. Medical (allopathic/osteopathic) school transcript
  2. Valid ECFMG Certificate, if applicable
  3. Dean’s Letter from medical (allopathic/osteopathic) school
  4. Photo Identification
  5. Three Letters of Recommendation
  6. USMLE Transcript
  7. Personal Statement
  8. Curriculum Vitae
  9. Visa Status (only J1 Visas are supported by our fellowship program)

Interviews are by invitation only through ERAS and will take place on selected days starting mid July through early October of each year. Thank you for your interest! We look forward to your application.

Useful links

J1 Visa Sponsorship Fact Sheet (GOV WEBSITE)
Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates
Graduate Medical Education (GME)
ERAS for Fellowship Applicants
NRMP – Fellowship

For further information on the fellowship, please contact us:

Ruckshanda Majid, MBBS. FCCP, D.ABSM
Program Director, Sleep Medicine Fellowship
6431 Fannin Street | MSB 1.266 | Houston, Texas 77030
713-500-6845 tel | 713-500-6829 fax

Michelle Komanich
Fellowship Coordinator II
University of Texas at Houston I McGovern Medical School
Department of Internal Medicine
Divisions of Critical Care, Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine
6431 Fannin Street | MSB 1.434 | Houston, Texas 77030
713-500-6861 tel | 713-500-6829 Fax