ExCEL Eligibility and Application

October 29, 2021

To be considered for the ExCEL Program, you must be:

  • An Endocrine Society in-training member. Join Now.
  • Currently enrolled in an accredited U.S. endocrinology fellowship program
  • Of an ethnic minority group underrepresented in medicine and science (African American, Hispanic American, American Indian or Native American, Alaska Native, and Natives of the US Pacific Islands)
  • An early career professional with expressed interest in pursuing careers in clinical practice/ clinical care settings
  • An early career professional who aspires to leadership positions that make a difference in their profession and communities
  • US citizen or US permanent resident

How to Apply

1) Complete the online ExCEL application at: coming soon.
2) Submit a Biosketch (2-page, NIH style)
3) Submit a personal statement (1-page)

a. The letter must include the following:

i. Your background, progress toward completion of training, and therapeutic/research area

ii. Future plans, and

iii. Why you want to be part of the ExCEL program.

4) Arrange for your Advisor or Program Director to submit a letter of recommendation

a. Request a letter of recommendation that will be submitted in your application package. The letter of recommendation must include the following:

i. Recommendation for you participate in leadership development training

ii. Willingness to provide support for you to complete any pre- and post-course assignments

iii. Willingness to support your time at the 2½ day leadership workshop, time needed to complete any online mentoring courses, and participation in committee service activities

iv. Statement of your current training level

b. The letter of recommendation must be completed and signed on institutional letterhead.

c. You must provide the e-mail address of your advisor in your application.

You must submit your supporting materials (as a single PDF) at the time of application. Please be sure your name is on all application items.

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