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New mask policy at AHN facilities

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Surgical ear loop masks, at a minimum, must be worn within all AHN facilities.  Cloth face masks are no longer permitted, as they do not provide the best level of protection against Coronavirus.

Application Information

We recruit trainees to our fully accredited rheumatology training program through the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP). All applicants will be expected to complete the application process through the Electronic Residency Application Service® (ERAS®). Guidelines for submission can be found on the ERAS website.

The following documents should be submitted by the candidates prior to be considered for an interview:

  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Personal Statement
  3. Photograph
  4. ECFMG Certificate (if applicable)
  5. Green Card Status (if applicable)
  6. USMLE Scores (MDs): Steps 1 and 2; Step 3 (if available)
  7. COMLEX Scores (DOs): Levels 1, 2 and 3
  8. Letters of Recommendation: 3 letters, including a letter from Internal Medicine Program Director
  9. Visa Requirements: The program accepts applicants with J-1 visa and Permanent Resident (Green Card) status. Allegheny General Hospital does not sponsor applicants with H1B visa status.

Applications will not be considered complete until all of the above-listed documents have been submitted electronically via ERAS.

Candidates selected for interview will be notified via email. Those candidates scheduled for interview will meet with the program director and faculty of the Rheumatology division.

2021 application timeline

All interviews will be conducted virtually this year

July 1, 2020:  Applicants may begin submitting applications

August 12, 2020:  ERAS post office opens for programs to receive applications

August-September 2020: Invitations are extended to selected applicants

September & October 2020: Interviews are only conducted virtually this year

November 18, 2020: Rank Order list closes

December 2, 2020:  Match Day

July 1, 2021: New fellows begin