Department of Family Medicine and Community Health

Students may apply to our Family Medicine and Community Health Fellowship Programs using the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).

Primary Care Sports Medicine

Applications are accepted ONLY THROUGH ERAS (Electronic Residency Application Service). Our residency program participates in the National Resident Matching Program. We sponsor only J1 visas.


  • ERAS Common Application Form
  • Medical School Transcript
  • USMLE Transcript
  • Valid ECFMG certificate if graduate of non-LCME school
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement explaining your interest in our program

Application deadline is annually on October 1. For questions, please contact:

Darcy MacDonald, Academic Manager

3737 Market Street, 9th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19104



Dr. Rahul Kapur, MD, CAQSM

Fellowship Program Director

Global Health Fellowship

Application instructions can be found in our program brochure.

Faculty Development Fellowship 


Penn Medicine's Family Medicine and Community Health fellowship program is open to:

  • Family physicians who have completed an accredited program in family practice, or other family physicians who wish to enhance their ability to pursue a research–oriented academic career.
  • An applicant must be a citizen of the United States, a non–citizen national, or a foreign national holding a visa permitting permanent residence in the United States.
  • Potential fellows must also have a valid and unrestricted license to practice medicine in the State of Pennsylvania.
  • Applicants must meet all entrance requirements for the master's programs of the University of Pennsylvania.
  • Applicants must apply and be accepted to both the fellowship and a master's degree program.


Submission packet must include:

  • Completed application form.
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV).
  • Master's program application personal statement.
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation.

Send all application materials by mail or electronically to:

Peter Cronholm, MD, MSCE

Department of Family Medicine and Community Health

2 Gates, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

3400 Spruce Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104-4283

Telephone: 215-615-3450

Fax: 215-662-3591


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