Family Medicine


How to Apply


Penn Medicine's Family Medicine and Community Health fellowship program is open to:

  • Family physicians who have completed an accredited program in family practice, or other family physicians who wish to enhance their ability to pursue a research–oriented academic career.
  • An applicant must be a citizen of the United States, a non–citizen national, or a foreign national holding a visa permitting permanent residence in the United States.
  • Potential fellows must also have a valid and unrestricted license to practice medicine in the State of Pennsylvania.
  • Applicants must meet all entrance requirements for the master's programs of the University of Pennsylvania.
  • Applicants must apply and be accepted to both the fellowship and a master's degree program.


Submission packet must include:

  • Completed application form.
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV).
  • Master's program application personal statement.
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation.

Send all application materials by mail or electronically to:

Peter Cronholm, MD, MSCE
Department of Family Medicine and Community Health
2 Gates, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4283
Telephone: 215-615-3450
Fax: 215-662-3591