How To Apply

Application Deadline

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis through August 31st. We highly recommend that applications be submitted as soon as they are available for download through ERAS in mid-July.

A complete application must include:

  • 3 Letters of Recommendation (one from residency program director)
  • Medical School Transcript
  • Dean’s Letter/MSPE
  • Personal Statement
  • USMLE Transcript
  • ECFMG Status Report (if applicable)


Some applicants will be chosen for admission interviews, which are required before acceptance.


Rion Mahabal
Fellowship Coordinator
Division of Rheumatology
Columbia University Medical Center
630 West 168th Street, VP&S 3-450C
Phone: 212-342-1594
Fax: 212-342-0509