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 19, 2023.

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 in September and October 2023 as listed below:

Important 2023-2024 Dates

JHU Application Submission DeadlineJuly 19, 2023
Interview DatesSeptember 12, 2023
September 19, 2023
September 26, 2023
October 3, 2023
Rank Order List DeadlineNovember 15, 2023
Match DayNovember 29, 2023
Start of Academic YearJuly 1, 2024