Applications are accepted from January through September.

Applicants must have completed a four-year ACGME-approved residency.

How to Apply:

There is one fellowship position available each year starting July 1 and ending June 30. We participate in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) (see application packet for important dates). Registration in this match process is mandatory. You may begin the match process by registering here:

If you are interested in applying, please submit the SCIM Fellowship Application directly to:

The International Center for Spinal Cord Injury
Attention: Alison Staples, SCIM Fellowship Coordinator
801 North Broadway, 5th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21224

Additional contact information:

Application materials may be sent via email (preferred), regular mail or fax (443-923-9540)

Letters of recommendation can be sent directly to us from your program director or coordinator via email (preferred), regular mail or fax (443-923-9540).

Interview Process:

  • We conduct in-person interviews at the annual Academy of Spinal Cord Injury Professionals (ASCIP) conference.
  • If you are not attending ASCIP, we will set up a teleconference interview for you.
  • An in-person site visit is not a mandatory requirement to be considered for the fellowship.