Application Process

Thank you for your interest in applying to the Obesity Medicine Fellowship Training Program at the University of Colorado Anschutz Campus. Please view a message from our Program Director, Dr. Dan Bessesen, here.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Completed residency in ACGME accredited program, preferably Internal Medicine or Family Medicine although others will be considered
  • Board Eligible or Board Certified in completed specialty
  • US citizenship or permanent residency/green card holder preferred

Although applications for the 2021/22 fellowship are closed, the items below will be required for future fellowship years. Application dates for 2022/23 will be updated below when they are available.

  • Obesity Medicine Fellowship Standard Application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Recent photo (optional)
  • Personal Statement including description of career plans
  • Transcripts of National Board Exams
  • Three letters of recommendation (from the director of your residency program, a recent supervisor other than your residency program director, and one additional letter from a clinical supervisor who can attest to your abilities). It is preferred that the letters come from the writer directly.

Application Dates for 2022/23 TBD:

  • Open for applications: TBD
  • Interviews begin: September TBD
  • Last date applications will be accepted: October TBD
  • Fellowship offer released in January TBD

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