Application Process

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is committed to the principle of equal opportunity. It is the policy of this University not to discriminate on the basis of race, gender, color, national origin, religion, or handicap with regard to its students, employees, or applicants for admission or employment. Federal law also prohibits such discrimination. Any complaints alleging failure of this institution to follow this policy should be brought to the attention of Ms. Susan H. Ehringhaus, Assistant to the Chancellor, at (919) 962-1219.

Stipends are commensurate with level of training in this institution. Benefits include health insurance, UNC Hospitals' professional liability insurance, cost of North Carolina medical licensure, 21 days of vacation, sick leave, and a travel allowance/book budget.

If the kind of training outlined here interests you, we will be happy to receive and consider your application. If you have any questions about this training program, please phone or write to:

Wayne A. Price, MD
Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
UNC School of Medicine
CB# 7596, 4018 UNC Hospitals
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7596
Office (919) 966-9152
FAX (919) 966-3034

Information for Applicants

The Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine will participate in the match for all of our open fellowship positions. Please refer to the National Residency Match Program (NRMP) Web site for details.

Applications for fellowship and reference letters will be accepted through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS®) beginning approximately 18 months prior to the start date of the fellowship. Please refer to the ERAS Web site for details.

Required ERAS supporting documents:

  • Medical School transcript
  • Dean's letter or MSPE
  • USMLE or COMLEX scores
  • ECFMG status (FMGs only)
  • Three letters of reference - one from current Program Director
    Please use the NPM Letter of Reference
  • Personal statement
  • Photograph (optional)

Click here for a description of the process.

Foreign medical graduates must complete a three-year residency in a US institution and pass the ECMFG prior to beginning the fellowship program. UNC Hospitals will accept residents who have been issued a J-1 Visa and who hold a current ECFMG Certificate. H1-B visas are not sponsored.


  1. Overview
  2. Clinical Resources
  3. Teaching Resources
  4. Duties and Responsibilities
  5. Application Process