Applying for the Pain Medicine Fellowship

Augusta University currently accepts two fellows in its Pain Medicine Fellowship each year on a competitive basis. Candidates must have successfully completed or be in the last year of training in a U.S. ACGME-accrediated residency in anesthesiology, neurology, PM&R, or psychiatry to apply. Candidates must be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or on a sponsored J-1 Visa.

Prospective candidates must be eligible for J-1 Sponsorship by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, or possess a valid U.S. Permanent Resident Card, or valid Employment Authorization Document (EAD). All international medical graduates must also hold a currently valid certificate from the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG).

We accept applications through ERAS.

How to Apply

If you plan to apply to Augusta University's Pain Medicine Fellowship, please submit:

  • Official medical school transcript
  • Step 1, 2, and 3 Board scores
  • Official record of Board scores, if applicable
  • ECFMG  certificate, if applicable
  • Verification of residency training
  • Most recent In-Training/Self-assessment residency examination scores
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Personal statement
  • Copy of Dean's letter
  • 3 current letters of recommendation
  • Letter from your residency program director

If you wish to be considered for an interview, please ensure that we receive all the required documentation. To check on the completeness of your file, contact Margaret Eakins. If you are considered for an appointment, you will be asked to visit Augusta University in Augusta for an interview. Interviews are usually conducted from April through June.
For an application form or more information, please provide the following to our fellowship coordinator:

  • Your name, phone number, and address
  • Program in which you are interested
  • Medical school attended
  • year of graduation
  • Your current residency/fellowship, if any


For more information about Graduate Medical Education at Augusta University, please contact:

GME Office
Augusta University
1120 15th Street, AE-3042
Augusta, GA 30912

706 721-3052

For general information about our department's fellowship program, click here.