Addiction Medicine Fellowship


The UPMC GME Addiction Medicine Fellowship is accepting fellowship application for the fellowship year beginning July 2021.

Post-residency physician fellows must meet the following criteria:

  • Have completed an ACGME or AOA-accredited residency program in, emergency medicine, family medicine, internal medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, or psychiatry
  • Be board-certified or board-eligible with demonstration of active pursuit of certification
  • Obtain a waiver to prescribe buprenorphine by the beginning of their fellowship

Demonstrate interest in pursuing an academic career with addiction medicine as a primary focus.

The Addiction Medicine Fellowship is not currently participating in ERAS, and there is no application fee.

We require the following documents to apply: 

  • Residency Program Certificate
  • ECFMG certificate (if applicable)
  • Medical School Diploma (and translation if applicable) 
  • Up-to-date CV (note: all dates from the date of graduation to present must be documented on the CV) 
  • MSPE (Dean’s letter)
  • Transcripts
  • USMLE scores
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation
  • Personal Statement
  • Must be able to meet background checks and drug tests required by participating sites


Email application form and required documents to Joey Pizzuti @

Addiction Medicine Fellowship

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