Rural Fellowship Application Process

Candidates must be board eligible or certified in Family Medicine, and be eligible for Tennessee and Virginia licensure.

Before an interview can be scheduled, the following items are required for the application packet:

• Completed Application Form
• Curriculum Vitae outlining education, qualifications, and work experience
• Personal statement by the candidate to include background and area of interest for fellowship concentration
• Letter from candidate's residency program director
• Proof of U.S. Citizenship or copy of visa

Application Deadline Date: March 31
Notification Selection Date: April 30

Before acceptance, these items must be submitted:

• Copy of medical school diploma
• Copy of Dean's letter from medical school
• Two other letters of recommendation
• Medical school transcript
• Completed applications for Tennessee and Virginia licensure

Interviews are scheduled with candidates whose fellowship goals can be met the department's resources.


For more information or to receive an application form please contact the Department of Family Medicine at 423-439-6737 or 1-800-833-1186, or email Carolyn Sliger, Rural Fellowship Coordinator at


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Before an interview can be scheduled, the following items are required for the application packet:

• Completed Application Form
• Curriculum Vitae outlining education, qualifications, and work experience
• Personal statement by the candidate to include background and area of interest for fellowship concentration
• Letter from candidate's residency program director
• Proof of U.S. Citizenship or copy of visa

Application Deadline Date: February 28
Notification Selection Date: March 31

Before acceptance, these items must be submitted:

• Copy of medical school diploma
• Copy of Dean's letter from medical school
• Two other letters of recommendation
• Medical school transcript
• Completed applications for Tennessee and Virginia licensure

Interviews are scheduled with candidates whose fellowship goals can be met the department's resources.


For more information or to receive an application form please contact the Department of Family Medicine at 423-439-6737 or 1-800-833-1186, or email Carolyn Sliger, Rural Fellowship Coordinator at