Pediatric Pulmonology Fellowship Program

The Division of Pediatric Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine offers a 3-year, ACGME-accredited Pediatric Pulmonology Fellowship Program. 

We appreciate your interest in the University of Minnesota's Pediatric Pulmonology Fellowship Program and look forward to reviewing your application. Our program participates in the National Resident Match Program (NRMP) and will accept applications only through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).

Please Note:

  • Eligible candidates must have an MD or DO degree and must have completed a 3-year, ACGME-accredited Pediatric Residency Training Program prior to the start of fellowship training. 
  • Curriculum Vitae, personal statement, and 3 letters of recommendation (from residency training or later) are required. 
  • Our fellowship accepts and sponsors those who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents (green card holders), and those who can hold a J-1 Visa.

The University of Minnesota demonstrates a commitment to leveraging the transformative power of equity and diversity to advance excellence in teaching, learning and community engagement. Applications from individuals who self-identify as members of underrepresented groups are particularly welcome.

Stipend & Benefits

This page provides access to information on stipends and benefits for medical residents & fellows.

Additionally, each medical fellow receives:
  • Funding of the ABP General Pediatrics Certifying Exam
  • At least $1,500 for professional development
  • At least $300 annually in education funds
  • MN medical license, or MN residency permit if ineligible for a MN license
  • AAP membership with subspecialty section membership
Alumni

Daniel Beisang, MD, PhD
Pediatric Pulmonology Fellow
beis0051@umn.edu
Graduated June 30, 2020

Dan completed his MD/PhD training at the University of Minnesota and continued his training in Pediatrics residency at the University of Minnesota via the accelerated research pathway. He completed his fellowship in Pediatric Pulmonology with research in Mesenchymal Stromal Cell Biology in the setting of lung disease. He continues his passion for research here at the University of Minnesota as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics. 

Important Dates
  • Program begins receiving applications through ERAS July 15
  • Interviews begin August
  • Deadline for submission of application materials through ERAS October 30
  • Last day of interviews November 30
  • Match occurs in December
Current Fellows

Gage Alvernaz
alver030@umn.edu
Fellowship Dates: 2022-2025

Helena Molero

Fellowship Program Director

Helena Molero, MD
Assistant Professor
hmolero@umn.edu

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Contact Us

Fellowship Coordinator
Valerie Cole
cole0430@umn.edu
612-624-8788