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The University of Utah's Addiction Fellowship follow the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) Match Calendar for Medicine and Pediatric Specialties.  All deadlines, procedures and Match Day are defined by the NRMP. 


  1. Before entering the Addiction Medicine (ADM) Fellowship program applicants must have completed training in an ACGME-approved residency and be board-eligible or board-certified in an American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) program. 
  2. All applicants must have or be eligible to obtain a Utah Medical License, Utah Controlled Substance License, and a DEA Number.  Please visit Utah's Division of Professional Licensing (DOPL) website for more information. 
  3. All applicants must follow the policies and procedures regarding eligibility and selection criteria for the addiction psychiatry fellowship. 
  4. Applicants must also comply with the eligibility requirements outlined by the Office of Graduate Medical Education.



  1. All applicants must apply through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS), and provide provide all required documentation for the University of Utah's Addiction Medicine Fellowship.
  2. Qualified applicants will be screened and invited for an in-person virtual interview with fellowship faculty after the ERAS application is complete.
  3. The University of Utah's GME office will complete the credentialing process, including education and license verification, background checks, and a urine drug screen after trainees match with the program.
  4. Fingerprinting and a criminal background check must be completed prior to working in the University of Utah's outpatient clinics.

If you have any additional questions regarding the application process, please email our Program Manager, 
Mary McKinlay, MHA
Administrative Program Manager

The ACGME also asks that U.S. programs notify applicants of the length of the program.  Addiction Medicine fellowship programs require 12 months of training.  The University of Utah School of Medicine does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or veteran's status.



Elizabeth F. Howell, MD, MS, DFAPA, DFASAM

Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Program Director, Addiction Fellowships

Contact Us

Mary McKinlay, MHA
Administrative Program Manager
Phone: (801) 585-0895