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Special Note for 2023

Eisenhower Health, Hazelden Betty Ford and University of California, Riverside (UCR) School of Medicine (SOM) have agreed to transition the sponsoring institution assignment for the Addiction Medicine Fellowship from UCR SOM to Eisenhower Health, effective July 1, 2023.  Eisenhower Health, Hazelden Betty Ford, and UCR SOM are working diligently to limit and mitigate any impact to the program curriculum, sites, and core faculty created by this transition.  Due to the requirements of the NRMP, during this year’s Match the program will still be listed under UCR SOM’s sponsorship, but the sponsoring institution for the program at the time the fellows begin (and complete) their training will be Eisenhower Health.

Eisenhower Health participates in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP). Eisenhower Health participates with the NRMP to provide the opportunity for applicants to consider selection options. The program director(s) and staff evaluate the qualifications of all applicants to the programs before deciding who will be offered positions.


THE NRMP Matching Process at Eisenhower Health:

NRMP Program Code 1522404F0

Eisenhower Health accepts the universal application and requires all materials to be submitted in full before an interview may be scheduled. We can only consider applications that have been submitted through ERAS. We will not accept any paper or emailed applications.

  • We require:
    • Curriculum Vitae
    • Personal statement of interest in Addiction Medicine (this should not exceed 550 words and should clearly describe and highlight your academic and or career goals. You may also showcase your background, talents and experiences and how you plan to use them in the field of Addiction Medicine.
    • Three (3) letters of recommendation: one (1) from the residency program director, and two (2) from faculty members who have worked with the applicant in clinical settings.
    • Official copy of the USMLE or COMPLEX-USA Transcript
    • Official copy of a valid ECFMG Certificate (International Graduates only)

    Applications will be reviewed by Division faculty and applicants identified as strong candidates will be invited for an interview.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.  NO Visas will be sponsored.

The deadline for receipt of completed applications is August 31st, 2022.


Must be board certified or board eligible or will be completing three years of clinical training in an ACGME or AOA accredited Internal Medicine Program Must have an active or be license eligible in the State of California. Those who are currently applying for their California State license must have an active license within 90 days of starting fellowship. Failure to secure an active California license may result in non-participation with the fellowship program.
Due to the high-risk population served by Eisenhower Health, all employees in patient-facing jobs, including residents and fellows, are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19.  No exemptions are allowed for any reason.


All information submitted to the NRMP on the rank order lists is confidential. It will not be released or revealed in any manner that permits individual identification of either applicants or programs during the process.


Two fellowship positions are filled each year.

For Further Information, Please Contact:

Program Manager Brian Beneat Tel: 760-773-4517 Fax: 760-837-8581 

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