How to Apply

Only candidates who will be eligible for a residency training license in the state of North Carolina are considered (see eligibility requirements).

Required Application Materials

  • Personal statement
  • Three letters of recommendation (at least one from a residency training director or chair)
  • Medical school transcript
  • USMLE (Step 1, Step 2, and Step 3) score transcript (all attempts, all scores)
  • Sample patient encounter note (for purposes of legal compliance, private patient details should be de-identified)
  • Additional documents may be requested by the Graduate Medical Education office

Please note that the program does not support any visas (only U.S. citizens and green card holders may apply).


The geriatric fellowship selection committee will interview applicants from summer through fall. Interviews may be set up at other times throughout the year to accommodate special circumstances.

Additional Information for Applicants

Learn about stipends, employment requirements and more on Duke’s Graduate Medical Education website.