How to Apply

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Applications are only accepted through the Electronic Residency Application System (ERAS), and all applicants must also register with the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP).

We accept applications from Sept. 1 through Jan. 1. All applications are reviewed. Applicants receiving interviews are selected based upon their letters of recommendation, curriculum vitae, personal statement, academic record, and board exam scores.

A complete ERAS application includes:

  • Common Application Form
  • Medical school transcript
  • Dean's letter of recommendation
  • Three letters of recommendation from clinical faculty
  • One page personal statement
  • USMLE or COMLEX transcript
  • Photo (optional)

Applicant Information

Application Materials

A complete Electronic Residency Application System (ERAS) application includes:

  • Common application form
  • Medical school transcript
  • Dean's letter of recommendation
  • Three letters of recommendation from clinical faculty
  • One-page personal statement
  • USMLE or COMLEX transcript
  • Photo (optional)

Eligibility

US Allopathic Medical School Graduates

  • Has passed USMLE Step 1 and USMLE Step 2 Clinical Knowledge and Clinical Skills.
  • Application via the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) including:
    • A minimum of three letters of recommendation
    • Dean’s letter
    • Medical school transcript verifying appropriate medical education to train in a large teaching hospital
    • Personal statement
      • There are no specific requirements for the personal statement but in general it should explain why you are interested in a combined residency and justify why you would be a good candidate.
    • Photograph
    • We do not require a “Chairman’s Letter.”

US Osteopathic Medical School Graduates

  • Has passed USMLE Step 1 and USMLE Step 2 Clinical Knowledge and Clinical Skills or COMLEX 1 and COMLEX 2.
  • Application via the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) including:
    • A minimum of three letters of recommendation
    • Dean’s letter
    • Medical school transcript verifying appropriate medical education to train in a large teaching hospital
    • Personal statement
      • There are no specific requirements for the personal statement but in general it should explain why you are interested in a combined residency and justify why you would be a good candidate.
    • Photograph
    • We do not require a “Chairman’s Letter.”

International Medical School Graduates

  • Has passed USMLE Step 1 and USMLE Step 2 Clinical Knowledge and Clinical Skills.
  • Appropriate medical education to train in a large US teaching hospital.
  • Application via the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) including:
    • A minimum of three letters of recommendation
      • Letters of recommendation written by supervising physicians in the U.S. setting are very beneficial in helping us assess your ability to function in our clinical setting.
    • Dean’s letter
    • Medical school transcript verifying appropriate medical education to train in a large teaching hospital
      • Preference is given to candidates who completed medical school training within the past five years or enrolled in an accredited internship or residency program within the past five years.
    • Personal statement
      • There are no specific requirements for the personal statement but in general it should explain why you are interested in a combined residency and justify why you would be a good candidate.
    • Photograph
    • We do not require a “Chairman’s Letter.”
  • If you are graduate of a medical school outside of the U.S. or Canada, a certificate from the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) must accompany your application. Learn more about ECFMG certification.
  • J-1 visa only

Couples Match

We encourage couples match applications and will make every attempt to streamline interview dates and times for both applications. More information on couples matching can be found on the National Resident Matching Program website.

Deadline

Applications must be submitted by Jan. 1.

The Interview

We will interview selected candidates beginning in October and ending in January. We interview 25 applicants for 2 positions.

We are still adapting to "the new normal" during the COVID-19 pandemic and we will continue doing things a little differently than usual during the ERAS 2022 application season. For the safety of the applicants and our staff, our program will be following the August 2021 recommendations of the AAMC.

Our 2020-2021 interview dates are:

  • Oct. 21 and 28
  • Nov. 4 and 18
  • Dec. 2 and 16
  • Jan. 6

Interview invitations will be sent out via Thalamus starting in October until all slots are filled. We will not offer more interviews than slots available. Applicants will have 3 days to sign up for an interview so please make sure to check junk/spam folders.