Applying to Our Program



Application Requirements

Applicants should hold a terminal degree (MD, DO, MD/PhD) from an accredited medical school and be in good standing in the medical community. By the time of fellowship enrollment, the applicant must have completed an accredited internship and internal medicine residency.

Unfortunately, due to the requirements of our NIH training grant, applicants must be U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents (hold a green card).

Application Procedure

Four positions are available in the Infectious Disease fellowship each year on a competitive basis.

Please note: The deadline to submit application materials for the Johns Hopkins ID Fellowship Program is July 20, 2021.

You must apply through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). The academic year begins in July.

The application requires:

  • Three letters of recommendation (one of which should be from your residency program director/department of medicine chairperson)
  • A fourth letter of recommendation is optional
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Personal statement
  • Official medical school transcripts
  • MSPE
  • Official test transcripts for all applicable examinations (USMLE, LMCC, COMLEX, NBOME, FMGEMS, FLEX or NBME)
  • Valid Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) certificate (if you graduated from a foreign medical school)

All candidates must register through the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) Specialties Matching Service (SMS). Fellowship appointments are made through the Infectious Disease Subspecialty Match Program.


Interviews will be conducted remotely beginning in September and through the end of October, 2020.

Important 2020-2021 Dates

JHU Application Submission DeadlineJuly 20, 2021
Interview DatesSeptember 14, 2021
September 21, 2021
October 5, 2021
Octobr 12, 2021
October 19, 2021
Rank Order List DeadlineNovember 17, 2021
Match DayDecember 1, 2021
Start of Academic YearJuly 1, 2022