ROAD TO FELLOWSHIP

LAMA's Road to Fellowship offers programs designed to assist applicants with their search for a U.S. fellowship. Our group of respected specialists provide insight and step by step guidance to ensure proper preparation.

  • Fellowship Matching Programs Workshop
  • Orientation to Specialties Matching Service (SMS)
  • Rank Order List
  • Review of Fellowship Application
  • Fellowship Interviews Workshop
  • Personal Statement Workshop
  • CV Workshop

    Fellowship Matching Programs Workshop:
  • How to search for programs
  • Keep track of important dates
  • Required documents
  • When and how the applicant should apply
  • What programs the applicant should consider applying to
  • Whom to ask for letters of recommendation and how

  • Orientation to Specialties Matching Service (SMS):
  • Eligibility
  • Important deadlines
  • Required documents
  • How to search fellowship programs
  • List of participating programs

  • Rank Order List:
  • When to submit your rank order list
  • How to create a rank order list

  • Personal Statement Workshop:
  • Gain insight on how to write your personal statement
  • Explain why you like a particular specialty
  • Tips on how to begin your statement
  • Common errors to avoid
  • Review of samples
  • What program directors look for in a personal statement

  • Fellowship Interviews Workshop:
  • The typical interview pattern
  • How to answer common questions such as "tell me your weakness"
  • Tips from pre-matched candidates
  • How to ask for second looks
  • Mistakes to avoid during interviews
  • Sample interview questions
  • Questions to ask faculty as well as questions to ask residents
  • How to write and send thank you letter