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How to Apply

The University of Iowa Urology Residency Program is a five-year program. The department accepts three residents each year beginning in July.

Residents are matched for the full six years through the American Urological Association match on Feb. 1. Applicants matched to the UI Urology Residency Program must also apply through the National Residency Match Program.

Applications are accepted through ERAS.

A complete ERAS application includes:

  1. Medical school transcript
  2. Dean's letter
  3. Two letters of recommendation
  4. USMLE transcript
  5. Curriculum vitae
  6. Personal statement
  7. Photograph
  8. ECFMG certificate (if applicable)
  9. Applications must be received by Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2021

In response to a delay in the normal academic match timeline in 2021, the following changes will occur this year:

Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021

​ERAS will open on with the preparation and release of the MSPE (Deans Letters).

Friday, Oct. 22, 2021

Interview offers will be extended by all programs participating in the match. Programs are discouraged from offering interviews before this date.

Monday, Oct. 25, 2021

Students will be able to contact each program accepting or declining each of these offers. A mechanism will be in place to fill unfilled interview slots. The SAU will provide further instructions on this new process at a later date.

Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021

“Flush Day." Students may release previously accepted interview slots in favor of any invitations offered to them off a waitlist. After Flush Day, all interview acceptances are final and must be honored by the student. No cancellations are permitted by either party. More information on this process will be provided at a later date.

Mid-November 2021 into January 2022

Virtual interviews

Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2022

Resident candidate match list due

Monday, Feb. 1, 2022

Match result release date

The UI Department of Urology seeks to encourage residency applications from all qualified individuals who have attended accredited medical schools. Recognizing the superb academic opportunities available within the section, and the institution at large, the UI Department of Urology particularly encourages applications from individuals with an interest and a proven record of excellence in scholarly pursuits.

Interview candidates will be notified via email.

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