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Fellowship Application

Thank you for considering UT Southwestern Medical Center Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management for your training. Five of our eight Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management Fellowship programs are ACGME accredited one-year training programs. Application files will be reviewed only after receipt of all required materials. The Fellowship Review Committee initiates interview requests, and not all applicants are granted interviews. An on-site interview is required before consideration for acceptance.

We will begin accepting applications for the 2023-2024 academic year in the Fall of 2022. Please see application deadlines by program below.

Program Coordinators


Vanessa Pantoja: Adult Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology, Pediatric Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology, Obstetric Anesthesiology, and Pediatric Anesthesiology


Kelli Speer: Critical Care Medicine, Pain Medicine (Multidisciplinary), Regional Anesthesiology, and Neuroanesthesia

UT Southwestern Medical Center
Department of Anesthesiology
and Pain Management
5323 Harry Hines Blvd
Dallas, TX 75390-9068
Phone: 214.648.7837
Fax: 214.648.7660

1 Register and apply through SFMatch

   *Obstetric candidates, only, will also complete Step 2, below
2 Register through NRMP and apply through ERAS
3 Complete application section below


Fellowship Program
Application Deadline
Interview Period
Pediatric Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology 3
March - July
Adult Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology 1
February - May
Critical Care Medicine Anesthesiology 1
February - April
Neuroanesthesiology 3
Open Application
Open Interview
Pediatric Anesthesiology 2
March - July
Pain Medicine 2
May - July
Obstetric Anesthesiology 1
April - August
Regional and Acute Pain Medicine Anesthesiology 1
February - May
Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine 3
July - October
Application Instructions

(Applicable only to Neuroanesthesiology, Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine, and Pediatric Cardiac Programs)

At this time we are not accepting or sponsoring any Training Visa(s).

Step 1: Upload the following supporting documents through this link: Submit Fellowship Documents.

  • UTSW Anesthesiology Fellowship Application (PDF) *Neuro, USHM, and Pedi Cardiac * 

  • A recent digital photo.

  • A current curriculum vitae. Please include information regarding any hospital, graduate school or medical research experience and medical school or postgraduate honors.

  • A copy of your USMLE or Comlex scores Steps 1, 2 & 3.

  • A copy of all of your In-Training Examinations results.

  • A copy of current ECFMG certificate (if applicable).

  • International Medical Graduates - At this time, we are not accepting or sponsoring any training visa(s).

Step 2: Send the following items to

A minimum of three letters of reference:

  • One letter must be from the Department Chair or Residency Program Director of the program where you completed residency training

  • Two letters from other current references and/or attending physicians and/or teaching faculty​​

Personal Statement​

Current Curricula Vitae

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