- a. The first letter of recommendation must be from the trainee’s program supervisor which should include a statement that s/he supports the submission of the application. If there is an associated Chair, the program supervisor should also include a statement confirming that the Chair has also agreed to the submission of the application.
- b. The second letter of recommendation should be from the person who will directly oversee the training opportunity. If, using these parameters, the first and second letter would come from the same individual, then the second letter can originate from any person who knows the candidate in an academic or professional capacity.