Training Begins: July 1, 2025
Application Deadline: September 15, 2024

We participate in the AMIA match process. 

To apply for the program:

  • Review the eligibility criteria and materials for application.
  • Apply online to the University of Minnesota Clinical Informatics Fellowship Program through the Association of American Medical Colleges Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). The fellowship can be found on ERAS under Clinical Informatics (Family Medicine). Paper applications will not be accepted.
    • Program name: University of Minnesota
    • Specialty: Clinical Informatics (Family Medicine)
    • ACGME ID: 1222612001
  • Interviews are held virtually on weekdays from September through November.
  • The University of Minnesota Clinical Informatics Fellowship Program participates in the AMIA match; all applicants must be student members of AMIA to participate in the match. Learn more.

For more information about the application process, contact Brenda Dolejs, 612-626-2338 or

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must meet all requirements to be enrolled in a house staff training program under the policies of the University of Minnesota Office of Graduate Medical Education.

1. Applicants must have completed an ACGME-accredited residency program, a program with ACGME International (ACGME-I) Advanced Specialty Accreditation, a Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC)-accredited, or College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC)-accredited residency program located in Canada.
2. Fellowship programs must receive verification of each entering fellow’s level of competence in the required field, upon matriculation, using ACGME, ACGME-I, or CanMEDS Milestones evaluations from the core residency program.
3. Prior to appointment in the program, fellows must have prerequisite education in a residency program, described in item 2.
4. Applicants must have U.S. citizenship, permanent resident status, or be eligible for a J-1 visa at the time of application.
5. Applicants must have passed USMLE Step 3 or an equivalent examination that qualifies for medical licensure (i.e., COMLEX).
6. Fellows must have or be able to obtain an unrestricted Minnesota medical license and DEA registration.
7. Applicants must have graduated from one of the following:
          • Medical school accredited by LCME or AOA
          • Medical school outside the U.S., Canada, or Puerto Rico with one of the following:
                    1. a current valid certificate from ECFMG
                    2. completion of a Fifth Pathway Program in an LCME-accredited medical school in the U.S.
8. Fellows should submit 2-3 letters of recommendation and a personal statement with their application materials.


Selection Process

1. We select from among eligible applicants based on their educational preparedness, ability, aptitude, academic credentials, communication skills, and personal qualities, such as motivation and integrity.
2. We do not discriminate with regard to sex, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran's status, or sexual orientation.
3. In accordance with ACGME Common Program Requirements, prior to accepting a trainee from another residency or fellowship program, the program director must obtain the following:
          • Written or electronic verification of previous educational experiences and a summative competency-based performance evaluation
          • Proof that the USMLE Step 3 or an equivalent licensing examination (i.e., COMLEX) has been passed (for PGY-3 residents or higher)