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Anesthesiology Scholars Program

University of Maryland Anesthesiology Scholars Program 

  • The department will provide a $15,000/year stipend to a physician who commits to a 2-year fellowship. The stipend is provided for the duration of the three clinical anesthesia years and the two fellowship years.
  • The two-year fellowship will combine a clinical year and a research year.
  • The clinical year may be selected from ACGME or well-established non-ACGME one-year fellowships. The trainee is expected to select and apply to the clinical fellowship, utilizing the usual application time-lines.
  • Anesthesiology faculty will mentor the research project.  The trainee has the option to initiate the research during residency, as long as ABA requirements are met.
  • After successful completion of the 2-year fellowship, the trainee is expected to remain on the faculty of the University of Maryland Department of Anesthesiology for a minimum of two years. 
  • The Anesthesiology Scholars Program is open to all residency candidates who apply to our 3-year or 4-year residency programs. The application deadline is January 31, 2018. The Scholarship Oversight Committee will review applications. Notification via e-mail of conditional acceptance will occur on February 6, 2018.
  • Candidates must match at the University of Maryland in order to enter the University of Maryland Anesthesiology Scholars Program.

Application process: Submit required documents (below) via email to Anesthesiology Residency & Fellowship Coordinator:  anesresfellcoor@anes.umm.edu.

Required documents:

  1. CV, including previous scholarly activity
  2. Essay describing the reason(s) for applying, previous experience in research, and proposed field(s) of study.

For any questions, contact Dr. Mary Njoku, Vice Chair for Education, at 410-328-1239.