Sanford School of Medicine Residencies

Geriatrics Application Requirements

Thank you for your interest in our program. You may apply for a Geriatric Fellowship position through ERAS. The Geriatrics Match takes place Jan. 7, 2015.

Program requirements
  • Successful completion of an ACGME-accredited Residency in either Internal Medicine or Family Medicine
  • Board eligibility in either Internal Medicine or Family Medicine
  • Successful completion of USMLE Steps 1, 2 & 3
  • Must be licensable in South Dakota
Application materials
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Personal statement
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Letter of recommendation from your residency program director (in addition to the two other letters)
  • If not applying immediately after residency, a letter of reference from your latest employer**
  • USMLE certified transcript of scores that includes USMLE Steps 1, 2 & 3
  • Copy of ECFMG certificate if you are a foreign medical graduate
  • Residency Graduate Certificate from either an Internal Medicine or Family Medicine residency program
  • Copy of current visa (if applicable) -- H-1B or J-1 accepted
  • Recent photo of self
  • All application documents must be received before an interview will be extended
  • Available interview dates will be conveyed to candidates by emailed invitation
  • Applicants will interview with Program Director Dr. David Sandvik, MD, and at least one other faculty member
  • Hotel information and interview schedule will be emailed following confirmation of interview date

Contact Information
Geriatric Fellowship
Sanford School of Medicine
University of South Dakota
1400 W. 22nd Street, #346
Sioux Falls, SD 57105

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