Fellowship FAQs

1. Do you accept J-1 and H-1B visas? Yes.

2. Is a third year of fellowship available? A third year of fellowship is available and supported for those interested in pursuing careers in academic endocrinology.

3. What practice positions have your graduates secured? Our graduates have obtained clinical endocrinology practice positions in many locations. Recent graduates have obtained academic positions at the Boston University Medical Center, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, the Joslin Clinic, the University of Massachusetts Medical Center, St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, the Temple University School of Medicine, the Lahey Clinic and Emory University.

4. What resources do you have for training clinical researchers? Boston University’s Clinical Research Training (CREST) Program is an NIH-sponsored program, administered separately from the endocrinology fellowship program, but available to interested and qualified fellows. More information is available at the CREST website.

5. Where have your fellows trained prior to coming to Boston University Medical Center? Recent fellows and incoming fellows have come from internal medicine training programs as diverse as St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, Boston University Medical Center, Beth Israel Deaconness Medical Center, Rhode Island Hospital, the Cleveland Clinic, Mount Auburn Hospital, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center and the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

6. What do you look for in fellow candidates? We are looking for fellow candidates who have shown evidence of scholarship in internal medicine and endocrinology, are dedicated to carrying out Boston Medical Center’s mission of providing consistently excellent and accessible health services to all in need of care regardless of status and ability to pay, and are interested in pursuing careers in academic endocrinology. Our fellow candidates should have excellent oral and written communication skills and should be meticulous in practice.

March 15, 2012
Primary teaching affiliate
of BU School of Medicine