Fellowship Program Applicants

The Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Fellowship Program utilizes the Association of American Medical Colleges' Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) and participates in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP). 

Post-residency applications must be submitted through ERAS.  Paper applications will not be accepted.

  • To register with ERAS and review information regarding application procedures, requirements, and deadlines, please visit the ERAS website.

  • Please visit the NRMP for details regarding the match process and registration information.

The application and interview process for 2025 fellowships will open July 2024.

Lauren Goddi
Fellowship Program Coordinator

3145 Porter Drive
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Email: lgoddi@stanford.edu

Time of Year Step in Application Process
July 3, 2024
Applicants begin to upload applications to programs in ERAS
July 17, 2024
Program(s) begin to download applications; program will review applications and make decisions about interview invitations
September - October 2024 Interview season; invitations to interview will be sent in September
November 20, 2024 Rank order list certification deadline
December 4, 2024  Match Day
July 3, 2025 (TBD) Stanford GME orientation
July 7, 2025 (TBD)   Fellowship program begins  

Eligibility and Application Requirements


All applicants must have completed their residency from an ACGME-accredited program in either the U.S. or Canada. The Division of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics welcomes out-of-state and out-of-country applicants; however, we do not provide advice or support for becoming legally able to practice medicine in the state of California. J1 visa holders are eligible to apply to our fellowship training program.

Additionally, all post-residency fellows must have a California Medical License prior to beginning their fellowship. Please visit the following websites for more information:


Application Requirements

Please submit a completed ERAS application, which includes the following documentation:

  • Medical School Transcript (certified English translation if from foreign institution)
  • Three letters of recommendation (more than three is optional)
  • Personal Statement
  • Current CV
  • USMLE transcript with scores to date
  • MSPE/Dean's Letter (Required for U.S. medical schools; provide if available for foreign medical schools)
  • Photograph for ERAS system (optional)

Compensation, Benefits, and House Staff Information

Please see the Stanford GME website for full details of fellow benefits.  Some helpful links and resources include: