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Sleep Medicine

2 Fellows
Comprehensive1/2-Year ACGME-Accredited Fellowship

The Sleep Medicine Fellowship at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center offers our trainees the multi-specialty exposure to the broad field of sleep medicine, dental sleep medicine; ENT sleep medicine and the mentorship from board certified pulmonologists, pediatrician and practitioners with interest in the field of medicine.

The fellowship is based both at the Memphis VA Medical Center and our pediatric hospital, Le Bonheur Methodist with a combined 10-beds facility. Both sites have sleep disorders centers and PSNG laboratories accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.


Applications received after our deadline of August 15th will not be considered for an interview.

Positions are offered through the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP). All applications must be submitted through ERAS.

A complete application consists of:

  • Current Photograph (required)
  • Personal Statement
  • Medical School Transcript
  • MSPE
  • USMLE or COMLEX Scores (passing scores are required for steps 1, 2 and 3)
  • Three Letters of Recommendation (including the medicine chair)

All ERAS applications are reviewed and invitations to interview will be extended to those selected via e-mail.

ERAS 2021 Fellowship Application Timeline

International Medical Graduate Requirements

For International Medical Graduates we require:

  • You must have a valid ECFMG certificate.
  • We offer a J1 Visa only. Please do not submit an application to our program if you require an (H) visa.
  • Graduation from ACGME accredited Internal Medicine Residency within the last 5 years.

Interview Dates

Interviews are scheduled in September and October.

Your interview day will include:

  • Program welcome by Program Director
  • Faculty interviews
  • Tour of the facilities
  • Lunch/ breakfast and conference with current fellows

Hotel Accommodations

Hotel accommodations will NOT be provided however:

  • We have acquired a conus state rate, at Holiday Inn Express on Union Avenue.  Free breakfast, self-parking and wifi are provided.
  • Your confirmation letter will be e-mailed to you a few weeks before your interview day.

Please contact the program coordinator at (901) 448-5737 if you need to make changes in your interview date.

Last Published: Jun 1, 2020