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Application Process

Pain Management Fellowship Program
Application Process

All eligible candidates for the Pain Management Fellowship must have completed an ACGME-accredited residency program in Anesthesiology, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, or Neurology and must be Board-eligible or Board-certified to practice.

Prospective applicants should access the Discovery Online Application System and submit their application electronically. Below is the link where you may access and submit the required items:

Database link: https://www2.mdanderson.org/sapp/discover/

Please note: Access to this link will not be available until April, this also pertains to the creation of a system account.

The initial review process will require completion of the application, along with the following items:

• Personal Statement
• Curriculum Vitae

Other items are noted below but not required for initial process as they will be requested by the program as needed. However, it is recommended that you create a system document for each as requested. Creation of these documents will enable you to upload the requested information and view the status of your account.

• Three letters of recommendation:  If currently in a program, then one letter must be from program director indicating trainee standing and expected completion with the program. *Please provide an e-mail address for each individual as this system is setup to send out appropriate notifications.
• USMLE, COMLEX, FLEX Scores Report
• Medical Transcripts
• Medical Diploma – Copy
• Certificate of training completion – copy for each certification

Application submission process begins every April and will be accepted through August. Competitive applicants will be invited to interview during the months of August through September, and final selections will be made in mid October.


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