How to Apply

Sports Medicine Fellowship Application Process

Below is an overview of the application process, which includes the required ERAS documents and details about the interview and selection process when applying to the Northside Gwinnett Internal Medicine Graduate Program.

Required Documents

  • Completed ERAS application
  • 3 Letters of recommendation
  • Personal Statement

All information, including letters of recommendation must be in English. Non-translated documents will not be accepted.

Apply through ERAS

To apply to the Sports Medicine Fellowship Program, use ERAS, the Electronic Fellowship Application Service, for an efficient and centralized application experience.

This service is provided by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) and affords applicants to streamline the fellowship application process. 

All applications to the Northside Sports Medicine Fellowship Program must be received via ERAS.

Interview Selection Process

Each application is reviewed for a potential interview. Applicants are interviewed from October to November. Candidates receiving interviews are selected based upon their ERAS application, personal statement, and letters of recommendation, academic record, and board exam scores.

The fellowship program does not discriminate with regard to sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or veteran status.

Candidates who have been accepted for an interview will be evaluated based on medical school academic performance, letters of recommendation, personal statement, and board exam scores


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Fellowship Selection Process (The Match)

Northside Gwinnett Sports Medicine Fellowship program makes all appointments through the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP). Applicants must register to participate in the Match as well as submit an application via ERAS.

Credentialing and Start Date


All incoming fellowship must be credentialed via the Northside Medical Staff Office. Initial state licensure (the Georgia Medical License) will need to be obtained prior to start date and is paid for by the Northside Graduate Medical Education Office.

Fellows who fail to complete credentialing and other pre-employment requirements will not be permitted to begin the required New Fellowship/Fellow Orientation. This paid orientation generally begins in the last full week of June.


International Students

Northside Hospital Gwinnett is not able to sponsor any visas. We will consider applications from fellowship applicants who will be legally able to begin employment by the effective date of the Agreement of Appointment. Citizenship documentation must be provided to the Graduate Medical Education Office for verification.



Any questions about the application process, please contact our  Sports Medicine Program Coordinator.