Medicine and Pediatric Specialties Match

The combined Medicine and Pediatric Specialties Match includes more than 30 subspecialties in Internal Medicine, Pediatric, Addiction, and Multidisciplinary specialties. Applicants can rank any of the included subspecialty programs on the same rank list and elect to participate in the combined Match as a couple.

Internal Medicine Specialties

Adult Congenital Heart Disease

ACHD focuses on treating adults with congenital heart defects and their sequelae including heart failure, valve dysfunction, arrhythmia, and other challenges unique to different surgical palliations or repairs. Additional information can be found at the American College of Cardiology.

Applicants must have completed a residency in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, or Medicine-Pediatrics. Applicants must complete a fellowship in adult Cardiovascular Disease or Pediatric Cardiology prior to beginning ACHD fellowship.

2YR

Typical Fellowship Length

Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology

Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology (AHFTC) focuses on diagnostic reasoning, clinical research, appropriate mechanical circulatory support and treatment, and patient-centered care in the management of advanced heart failure and cardiology transplant patients. More information can be found through the Heart Failure Society of America.

Applicants must have completed a ACGME, RCPSC, or CFPC (Canadian) accredited cardiovascular disease residency program. Please check ACGME for any additional requirements.

1YR

Typical Fellowship Length

The Heart Failure Society of America has voluntarily implemented the All In Policy for Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology programs since the 2019 Match. Information can be found on the All In Policy: Fellowship Programs page.

Cardiovascular Disease

Cardiovascular Disease focuses on patients with acute and chronic cardiovascular conditions including chronic coronary heart disease, congestive heart failure, arrhythmia, acute myocardial infarction, and other congenital heart disease. Additional information can be found through the American College of Cardiology.

Applicants must have completed a residency in Internal Medicine.

3YR

Cardiovascular Disease fellowships are three years in length with one year devoted to research.

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology (CCEP) focuses on researching, diagnosing, and treating disorders of the electrical activities of the heart. Additional information can be found through the Heart Rhythm Society.

Applicants must have completed an ACGME- or RCPSC-accredited Cardiovascular Disease fellowship program.

2YR

Typical Fellowship Length

Critical Care Medicine

Critical Care Medicine is concerned with the internal medicine subspecialty that focuses on the diagnosis, management, and prevention of complications in patients who are severely ill and who usually require intensive monitoring and/or organ system support. Additional information can be found through the Association of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Program Directors.

Applicants must have completed a residency in Internal Medicine or Emergency Medicine.

2YR

Typical Fellowship Length

Endocrinology

Endocrinology focuses on the hormonal regulation of normal physiology, including the pituitary, thyroid, adrenal, pancreas, ovaries/testes and their target tissues. Additional information can be found through the Association of Program Directors in Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism.

Applicants must have completed a residency in Internal Medicine.

2-3YR

Endocrinology fellowships are either a two-year clinical curriculum or a three-year combined clinical and research.

The Association of Program Directors in Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism has voluntarily implemented the All In Policy for Endocrinology programs since the 2018 Match. Information can be found on the All In Policy: Fellowship Programs page.

Gastroenterology

Gastroenterology focuses on researching, diagnosing, and treating disorders of the gastrointestinal tract and liver.  Additional information can be found through the American Gastroenterological Association, the American College of Gastroenterology, the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, and the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.

Applicants must have completed a residency in Internal Medicine.

3yr

Typical Fellowship Length

Geriatric Medicine

Geriatric Medicine focuses on health promotion, prevention and treatment of disease, and disability for elderly patients, as well as how to manage and prevent multiple health concerns.  Additional information can be found through the American Geriatrics Society.

Most applicants have completed a residency in Internal Medicine; some applicants have completed a residency in Family Medicine.

1YR

Typical Fellowship Length

The American Geriatrics Society has voluntarily implemented the All In Policy for Geriatric Medicine programs since the 2020 Match. Information can be found on the All In Policy: Fellowship Programs page.

Hematology

Hematology focuses on the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disorders affecting the blood, bone marrow, immunologic, and hemostatic/vascular systems. Additional information can be found through the American Society of Hematology.

Applicants must have completed a residency in Internal Medicine.

2YR

Typical Fellowship Length

Hematology/Oncology

Hematology/Oncology focuses on the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disorders affecting the blood, bone marrow, immunologic, and hemostatic/vascular systems, as well as all forms of cancer and its therapy. Additional information can be found through the American Society of Hematology and the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

Applicants must have completed a residency in Internal Medicine.

3YR

Typical Fellowship Length

Infectious Disease

Infectious Disease focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of contagious diseases. Additional information can be found through the Infectious Diseases Society of America.

Applicants must have completed a residency in Internal Medicine.

2YR

Typical Fellowship Length

The Infectious Diseases Society of America has voluntarily implemented the All In Policy for Infectious Disease programs since the 2017 Match. Information can be found on the All In Policy: Fellowship Programs page.

Interventional Pulmonology

Interventional Pulmonology focuses on the evaluation and management of patients with complex airways and thoracic/pleural diseases. Additional information can be found through the Association of Interventional Pulmonary Program Directors.

Applicants must have completed a residency in Internal Medicine and a fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine and be board certified/eligible in all three disciplines.

1YR

Typical Fellowship Length

Nephrology

Nephrology focuses on disorders of the kidney, including those that affect kidney function, kidney stone formation, fluid and electrolyte homeostasis, and regulation of blood pressure. Additional information can be found through the American Society of Nephrology.

Applicants must have completed a residency in Internal Medicine.

2YR

Typical Fellowship Length with additional years for research available

The American Society of Nephrology has voluntarily implemented the All In Policy for Nephrology programs since the 2015 Match. Information can be found on the All In Policy: Fellowship Programs page.

Oncology

Oncology  focuses on the diagnosis and management of the treatment of cancer.  Additional information can be found through the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

Applicants must have completed a residency in Internal Medicine

2YR

Typical Fellowship Length

Pulmonary Disease and Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine

Pulmonary Disease and Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine focuses on the treatment of patients with diseases of the lungs in both the inpatient and outpatient settings. Additional information can be found through the Association of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Program Directors.

Applicants must have completed a residency in Internal Medicine.

2-3YR

Typical Fellowship Length with additional years for research available.

Rheumatology

Rheumatology focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of arthritis and other diseases of the joints, muscles, and bones. Additional information can be found through the American College of Rheumatology.

Applicants must have completed a residency in Internal Medicine.

2YR

Typical Fellowship Length

Pediatric Specialties

Academic General Pediatrics

Academic General Pediatrics (AGP) focuses on the optimal health and wellbeing of children, particularly those most vulnerable, primarily in the outpatient general pediatric setting of academic teaching institutions.  Training programs are intently focused on developing  academic skills in research, advocacy, improvement science and educational scholarship related to the field of general pediatrics; programs focus particularly on research training; others focus on training in medical education and scholarship; and others or in combination focus on specific clinical skills development. Many programs include coursework leading to a master’s degree in public health, education, clinical research or a related-field.

Applicants must have completed a residency in pediatrics or combined medicine/pediatrics although some programs also accept applicants who have completed a residency in family medicine or internal medicine.

2-3YR

Typical Fellowship Length

Additional information can be found about the field through Council of Pediatrics and through the Academic Pediatric Association.

Adolescent Medicine

Adolescent Medicine focuses on the care of patients who are in the adolescent period of development, beginning with puberty and extending into the early 20s. Additional information can be found through the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine.

Applicants must have completed a residency in Pediatrics, Medicine-Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, or Family Medicine.

3YR

Typical Fellowship Length

Child Abuse

Child Abuse focuses on academic careers in child abuse, neglect, and advocacy. Additional information can be found through the Ray E. Helfer Society.

Applicants must have completed a residency in Pediatrics.

3YR

Typical Fellowship Length

Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics

Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics focuses on the diagnosis, treatment, and management of developmental and behavioral issues in infants, toddlers, children, and adolescents. Additional information can be found through the Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics.

Applicants must have completed a residency in Pediatrics.

3YR

Typical Fellowship Length

Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine focuses on comprehensive medical care for the newborn infant, particularly the ill or premature infant. Additional information can be found through the Section on Neonatal Perinatal Medicine  and the Organization of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Training Program Directors, both of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Applicants must have completed a residency in Pediatrics or Medicine/Pediatrics.

3YR

Typical Fellowship Length

Pediatric Cardiology

Pediatric Cardiology focuses on the treatment of children who have diseases of the heart and circulatory system. Additional information can be found through the American Academy of Pediatrics, Section on Cardiology.

Applicants must have completed a residency in Pediatrics or Medicine/Pediatrics.

3YR

Typical Fellowship Length

Pediatric Critical Care

Pediatric Critical Care focuses on managing the overall care of critically ill medical and surgical children. Additional information can be found through the Pediatric Critical Care Medicine program directors.

Applicants must have completed a residency in Pediatrics or Anesthesiology.

3YR

Typical Fellowship Length

Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Pediatric Emergency Medicine focuses on the management of the acutely ill or injured child, in the setting of an emergency department. Additional information can be found through the American Academy of Pediatrics, Section on Emergency Medicine.

Applicants must have completed a residency in Pediatrics or Emergency Medicine.

2-3YR

Typical Fellowship Length

Pediatric Endocrinology

Pediatric Endocrinology focuses on the health of children and adolescents who have hormonal disorders. Additional information can be found through the Pediatric Endocrine Society.

Applicants must have completed a residency in Pediatrics or Medicine/Pediatrics

3YR

Typical Fellowship Length

Pediatric Gastroenterology

Pediatric Gastroenterology focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of infants, children and adolescents with gastrointestinal, pancreatic and liver diseases as well as nutritional disorders. Additional information can be found through the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition.

Applicants must have completed a residency in Pediatrics or Medicine/Pediatrics.

3YR

Typical Fellowship Length

Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

Pediatric Hematology/Oncology focuses on the education, research, and treatment of children and adolescents with blood disorders and cancer. Additional information can be found through the American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology.

Applicants must have completed a residency in Pediatrics or Medicine/Pediatrics.

3YR

Typical Fellowship Length

Pediatric Hospital Medicine

Pediatric Hospital Medicine focuses on the care of children in a hospital setting, including the pediatric ward, labor and delivery, the newborn nursery, the emergency department, the neonatal intensive care unit, and the pediatric intensive care unit.  In addition to clinical care, PHM fellows develop an area of scholarship, typically in clinical research, quality and process improvement, medical education, health services research, or another area that improves the health and systems for hospitalized children. Additional information can be found through the Pediatric Hospital Medicine Fellowship Directors Council.

Applicants must have completed a residency in Pediatrics or Medicine/Pediatrics.

2-3YR

Typical Fellowship Length

Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Pediatric Infectious Diseases focuses on the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of infectious diseases in infants, children, and adolescents. Additional information can be found through the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society.

Applicants must have completed a residency in Pediatrics or Medicine/Pediatrics.

3YR

Typical Fellowship Length

Pediatric Nephrology

Pediatric Nephrology focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of infants, children and adolescents with renal and urinary tract disorders and hypertension from all causes. Additional information can be found through the American Society of Pediatric Nephrology.

Applicants must have completed a residency in Pediatrics or equivalent international training in Pediatrics.

3YR

Typical Fellowship Length

Pediatric Pulmonology

Pediatric Pulmonology focuses on advancing knowledge of acute and chronic respiratory diseases afflicting infants, children and adolescents. Additional information can be found through the American Academy of Pediatrics, Section on Pulmonology.

Applicants must have completed a residency in Pediatrics or Medicine/Pediatrics.

3YR

Typical Fellowship Length

Pediatric Rheumatology

Pediatric Rheumatology focuses on the diagnosis and management of children with rheumatic illness and those conditions that may mimic these illnesses. Additional information can be found through the American Academy of Pediatrics, Section on Rheumatology.

Applicants must have completed a residency in Pediatrics or Medicine/Pediatrics.

3YR

Typical Fellowship Length

Pediatric Transplant Hepatology

Pediatric Transplant Hepatology focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of infants, children and adolescents with liver disease as well as those requiring liver transplantation. Additional information can be found through the Society of Pediatric Liver Transplantation.

Applicants must have completed a residency in Pediatrics or Medicine/Pediatrics, as well as a fellowship in Pediatric Gastroenterology.

1YR

Typical Fellowship Length

Addiction Specialties

Addiction Medicine

Addiction Medicine focuses on comprehensive care for addiction and substance related disorders, including the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of such health conditions. Additional information can be found through the American College of Academic Addiction Medicine.

Applicants must have completed residency training in any of the 24 primary specialties. All required clinical education for entry into ACGME-accredited fellowship programs must be completed in an ACGME-accredited residency program, an AOA-approved residency program, a program with ACGME International Advanced Specialty Accreditation, or a Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada-accredited of College of Family Physicians of Canada-accredited residency program in Canada.

1YR

Typical Fellowship Length

Addiction Psychiatry

Addiction Psychiatry focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of individuals with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders. Treatment approaches include the entire spectrum of addiction treatment options including psychopharmacology, psychotherapy, and other behavioral interventions. Additional information can be found through the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry.

Applicants must have satisfactorily completed residency in a general Psychiatry program.

1YR

Typical Fellowship Length

Multidisciplinary Specialties

Allergy/Immunology

Allergy/Immunology focuses on treating children and adults with allergic disorders, asthma, immunologic disorders and immunodeficiency diseases. Additional information can be found through the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology.

Applicants must have completed a residency in Internal Medicine and/or Pediatrics.

2YR

Typical Fellowship Length

Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Hospice and Palliative Medicine uses a team approach to prevent and relieve suffering to support the best possible quality of life for patients and their families, regardless of the stage of disease or the need for other therapies. As such, it can be delivered concurrently with life-prolonging care or as the main focus of care. Additional information can be found through the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine.

Applicants must have completed an ACGME-or RCPSC-accredited program in child neurology, family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, physical medicine and rehabilitation, or neurology; or at least three clinical years in an ACGME-or RCPSC-accredited graduate educational program in one of the following specialties: anesthesiology, emergency medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, psychiatry, radiation oncology, radiology, or surgery.

1YR

Typical Fellowship Length

All required clinical education for entry into ACGME-accredited fellowship programs must be completed in an ACGME-accredited residency program, or in a Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC)-accredited or College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC)-accredited residency program.

Sleep Medicine

New to the Medicine and Pediatric Specialties Match! Sleep Medicine  focuses on the normal mechanisms of sleep physiology and the pathophysiology of sleep disorders, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of all sleep disorders and interpretation of procedures performed in the sleep disorders center. Additional information can be found through the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.

Applicants must have completed a residency in Neurology, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Otolaryngology, Anesthesiology, or Family Medicine.

1YR

Typical Fellowship Length

The American Academy of Sleep Medicine has voluntarily implemented the All In Policy for Nephrology programs since the 2016 Match. Information can be found on the All In Policy: Fellowship Programs page.

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