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How to Apply

  • Our fellowship program accepts applicants with U.S. citizenship, green card (permanent residence Visa), or J1 Visa. Foreign medical graduates must have a valid ECFMG certificate.
  • Our institutional Graduate Medical Education and ACGME accreditation requirements specify that all applicants must be board eligible/certified in pediatrics as determined by the American Board of Pediatrics.
  • We will accept USMLE or COMLEX scores, but USMLE is preferred.
  • We accept the common application available through ERAS online and participate in the National Residency Matching Program Interviews for selected applicants are held on Mondays from September through November for the position starting in July of the next year.
  • We require at least 3, and no more than 4, letters of recommendation.
  • A letter from the Residency Director and leadership in the Section of Gastroenterology/Hepatology at the applicant’s hospital is highly recommended.

Contact Information

Natalie DeCesare

Fellowship Program Coordinator

Dr. Anthony Porto

Fellowship Program Director

Dr. Alex Koral

Associate Program Director


333 Cedar Street, LMP 4093,

Pediatric Gastroenterology

New Haven, CT 06520

Tel: 203.785.4649

Fax: 203.737.1384