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Medical Residency Applicants

Applications are accepted through ERAS (Electronic Residency Application Service), sponsored by the Association of American Medical Colleges. After you have created your online application on ERAS, you will need to register for the match at NRMP (National Resident Matching Program) and look for the individual program(s) with which you would like to match.

PGY 1 applicants are required to submit:

  • ERAS Application
  • Personal statement/biography
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Medical school transcript
  • Dean’s letter
  • Letters of reference from three faculty members (clinical years)
  • MDs: USMLE scores; DOs: USMLE step 1 is encouraged but not required, and we accept COMLEX 1 and 2

PGY 2 applicants are required to submit all of the above, plus:

  • Letter from current program director

Individual programs conduct their own interviews and may have additional selection criteria. For more information, refer to individual residency program pages on this website.

Useful Links

Sample Internal Medicine Contract
Sample Family Medicine Contract
Sample Obstetrics & Gynecology Contract
ERAS

NRMP Match Schedule

International Applicants

Applications are accepted through ECFMG (Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates). In addition to the minimum requirements for medical residency applicants, international students are required to submit a Foreign Medical Graduate (ECFMG) Certificate.

The ECFMG (Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates) has an excellent FAQ that describes the entire application process for both American/Canadian graduates and foreign medical graduates.

Individual programs conduct their own interviews and may have additional selection criteria. For more information, refer to individual residency program pages.

Podiatric Surgery Applicants

Our podiatric surgery programs accept applications through the Central Application Service for Podiatric Residencies (CASPR) and interview potential residents at the Centralized Residency Interview Program (CRIP).

Schedules and detailed information about CASPR/CRIP can be found at www.casprcrip.org.

Individual programs conduct their own interviews and may have additional selection criteria. For more information, refer to individual podiatric surgery program pages on this website.

See a sample of our Podiatric Surgery Residency Contract:

Podiatric Surgery Residency Appointment

Fellowship Applicants

Applications for the following fellowships are accepted through ERAS (Electronic Residency Application Service), sponsored by the Association of American Medical Colleges.

Fellowship Participates in ERAS Participates in NRMP
Addiction Medicine Yes No
Cardiovascular Disease Yes Yes
Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery Yes Yes
Gastroenterology Yes Yes
Hematology and Oncology Yes Yes
Nephrology Yes Yes
Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine Yes Yes

After you have created your online application on ERAS, you will need to register for the match at NRMP (National Resident Matching Program) and look for the individual program(s) with which you would like to match.

To apply for the Pediatric Hospital Medicine Fellowship, you must fill out the common application located on the PHM website http://phmfellows.org/.

Fellowship applicants are required to submit:

  • ERAS Application
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • USMLE Scores
  • Personal Statement
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Transcript
  • ECFMG Certificate for Foreign Medical Graduates
  • For FPMRS Fellowship only: CREOG In-training Exam Scores
  • To be eligible for a training license in California, you must have received all of your medical school education and graduated from a medical school recognized by the Board.

Useful Links

Sample Cardiology Fellowship Contract

ERAS

NRMP Match Schedule

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