Are fellowships hard to get?
How hard is it to get a fellowship? Winning a fellowship is difficult because of intense competition, experts warn. Fellowship awards are often granted on the basis of impressive accomplishments such as influential research, a compelling publication or beautiful artistic work.
How many hours does a fellow work?
In other words, with increased flexibility as introduced into the Requirements, programs will need to account for the potential for residents and fellows to remain beyond their assigned work periods when developing schedules, to avoid exceeding the 80-hour maximum weekly limit, averaged over four weeks.
Can I do fellowship without residency in USA?
The full form of USMLE is United States Medical Licensing Exam. So, basically, this exam provides you with a license which means that you are allowed to practice medicine in the USA. So, without this license, you cannot. You will have to first attempt USMLE – get into a residency program and then Fellowship.