APP Hospital Medicine Fellowship

This intensive 12-month postgraduate advanced practice provider (APP) training program is open to advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs including FNP, ACNP, or CNS) and physician assistants (PAs). The fellowship prepares APPs to become highly-skilled, compassionate, professional, and efficient hospitalist providers. Applicants should be organized and self-motivated with a passion for learning.


Applicants must be an APP student, new graduate, or experienced APP interested in a career in hospital medicine and must have 1) graduated from an accredited APRN (FNP/ACNP/CNS) or PA program, or 2) will graduate from their current program and be licensed, certified and credentialed in time for the program start date.


  • Applications open: 10/7/20 
  • Applications close: 1/1/21 
  • Invitation to interview: 1/11/21 
  • Interviews: Week starting 2/1/21 
  • Notification of selection: 2/26/21 
  • Fellowship start date: 6/13/21 

Two APPs are accepted for the fellowship each year on a competitive basis. 

How to Apply

There is no application fee. 

  1. Before submitting this packet, you MUST apply for the position online at  
  2. Email all of the following in one PDF to Do not send partial applications. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed or considered.  
    1. Cover letter 
    2. Curriculum vitae 
    3. Unofficial transcript from your APRN/PA program 
    4. Current license and certification(s) 
    5. Three letters of recommendation from clinical preceptors, mentors or colleagues who worked closely with you (preferably in the inpatient hospital setting) and can speak to your clinical care.  
    6. One-page personal statement describing your past inpatient hospital experiences and how the fellowship will further develop your career goals in the field of hospital medicine. 

You may be invited for an on-site interview. This is required for admission and travel costs will be at your expense. Expect to spend a full day in Albuquerque for interviews.  

Due to Covid-19 travel restrictions, we will be conducting all interviews via Zoom this year.

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Hospital medicine is a growing specialization. Train under an experienced team at UNM as an advanced practice provider.