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  • Important Dates:

    • Priority Application window is July 17-November 1.
      • Do not submit an application before July 17.
      • Applications may continue to be accepted after November 1st, but will not get priority.
    • Offer Date is December 2, 2024. Programs will continue to make offers until they fill their positions. See Offer Process below for details.

  • Application Process--Now Online!

    • Register and complete the OMFC Standard Application. 
    • Gather your Documents:
      • Curriculum Vitae
      • Personal Statement (including description of career plans)
      • Transcripts of National Board Exams
      • Recent Photo
    • Choose the Programs where you'll apply.
    • Contact the 3 people who will write letters of recommendation and tell them to send their letter to Stacy Schmidt, PhD: stacy@omfellowship.org.
      • Three letters of recommendation are required (1. from your most recent residency/fellowship program director, 2. a recent supervisor other than your residency/fellowship program director, and 3. one additional letter from a clinical supervisor who can attest to your abilities). It is preferred that the letters come from the writer directly.

  • Offer Process

    • Priority Application Window is July 17 - November 1, 2024 (we recommend not waiting until the November deadline to apply so that you have ample time to schedule interviews). 
    • Interview with programs that reach out to you.
    • Create your list of preferred programs after you've completed all interviews so that you are prepared to give a timely response if you are offered a position.
    • Offer Date is December 2, 2024. All programs will send out offers to their top applicant between 10am-1pm ET.
      • If you receive an offer from your top choice, let the program director know as soon as possible and decline all other offers so that other applicants may be given offers.
      • If you do not receive an offer on December 2, you may receive one later in the week or the following week(s) as programs go through their list of applicants.
      • As positions get filled, the status of programs will be updated on the OMFC website so you can see where there are still openings.
      • You may apply to additional programs that have openings if your top choices did not offer the position to you.

  • Note:

    • Obesity Medicine fellowship programs do not participate in the Medical Specialties Matching Program; therefore, it is likely that some programs will make offers after December 2, as many candidates apply to multiple programs.
    • Individual programs may choose to accept applications after the deadline, if necessary, and may request additional information from applicants.

Programs accepting Applications for 2024-25:

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If you have any issues with the application or general questions, please contact:

 

Stacy Schmidt, PhD

Coordinating Director

Obesity Medicine Fellowship Council

stacy@omfellowship.org