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How to Apply

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 Dec. 31. Selected candidates will be invited to interview.

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

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

The University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics has a strong track record and decades of experience in combined research and clinical training of successful physician-scientists. To learn more about our Physician Scientist Training Program (PSTP), please visit the program’s website.

If you would like to apply to the PSTP program to pursue a research track in psychiatry residency, please submit your PSTP application at the same time that you submit your application to our residency training program.