Application to the Fellowship Program may be made through ERAS 18-months in advance of the anticipated matriculation date. Applicants considered for admission to the Northwestern University Infectious Diseases Training Program have completed training in approved U.S. Residency Program that provides ABIM eligibility in Internal Medicine and a dedication to a career in academic medicine. The completed application should include three letters of reference. Previous research experience is not required. Personal interviews take place between February and March in order to accommodate scheduling demands. Interviews are by invitation only. The applicant meets with the members of the Infectious Diseases Fellowship Committee. The Fellowship Program honors the match date for the National Residency Match Program.