University of Nebraska Medical Center

Fellowship Details

Policy for Sleep Medicine Fellow Eligibility


  1. Applicants with one of the following qualifications are eligible for appointment to the UNMC Sleep Medicine training program.
    1. Graduate of a medical school in the United States or Canada accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Educations (LCME).
    2. Graduate of a college of osteopathic medicine in the United States accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA).
    3. Graduate of a medical school outside the United States or Canada who have received a currently valid certificate from the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG).
  2. Acceptance of applicants into the Sleep Medicine fellowship training program requirements:
    1. Passage of the USMLE Parts 1, 2, and 3 or COMPLEX.
    2. Satisfactory completion of an ACGME accredited core program in anesthesiology, child neurology, family medicine, internal medicine, neurology, otolaryngology, pediatrics, or psychiatry.
    3. The applicant must provide verification of each entering fellow’s level of competency in the required field using ACGME or CanMEDS Milestones assessments from the core residency program.
    4. Appropriate documentation satisfying the fellowship program’s requirements, as stated above, prior to entrance into the program.
    5. That each house staff physician must possess either a Temporary Educational Permit or a permanent license in Nebraska prior to beginning postgraduate training.

ERAS Application Process:

Applications are accepted through the ERAS program.

Your ERAS application should include:

  • Completed ERAS common application form
  • Three letters of recommendation (including one from your Residency or Fellowship Program Director)
  • USMLE or COMPLEX transcript with scores to date
  • Medical School transcript
  • ECFMGE (for foreign medical school graduates)
  • Personal Statement
  • Visa’s Sponsored: J-1 & H-1B (if applicable)

Those interested in applying to the Sleep Medicine Fellowship Program at the University of Nebraska Medical Center should apply via ERAS. We begin reviewing applications in July/August of each year and conduct interviews through October preceding the match. Our program participates exclusively in the NRMP to select a one-year Sleep Medicine Fellowship candidate.

Program Director: John J. Harrington, MD, MPH, Associate Professor
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine
University of Nebraska Medical Center

For Application information contact:

Sleep Medicine Fellowship Program Coordinator
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine
982465 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-2465
Phone Number: 402-559-8115
Email address: kelly.robertson@unmc.edu


July 2022:

Candidates begin submitting applications to ERAS

August 2022:

Participating programs begin accessing applications through ERAS

September-October 2022:


November 2022:

Rank Order List Certification Deadline

December 2022:

Match Day