The program seeks medical school graduates pursuing a career in pediatrics who have an interest in developing skills in a variety of domains including clinical care, research, advocacy, education and quality improvement.
Applicants with one of the following qualifications are eligible for appointment to accredited residency programs:
- Graduates of medical schools in the United States and Canada accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME);
- Graduates of colleges of osteopathic medicine in the U.S. accredited by the American Osteopathic Association;
- Graduates of medical schools outside the U.S. and Canada who meet one of the following qualifications:
- Has graduated from a medical school outside the United States and has completed a Fifth Pathway program provided by an LCME-accredited medical school;
- Holds a full and unrestricted license to practice medicine in a United States licensing jurisdiction in his or her current ACGME specialty/subspecialty program;
- Holds a currently valid certificate from the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates prior to appointment.
Applicants for the PGY-1 level are selected through the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP). All applications should be submitted through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).
The following should be included in your application:
- Personal statement
- MSPE (dean’s letter)
- Three letters of recommendation from faculty members with whom you have worked
- Medical school transcript(s)
- USMLE and COMLEX scores, if applicable (Step I, II and CS when available)
- ECFMG certification (as applicable)
Candidates requiring ECMFG certification will only be invited to interview if ECFMG certified. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident or have an EAD card.
After review of application materials, the program will contact qualified applicants, via Interview Broker, to schedule an interview. The program conducts interviews from mid-October through January.
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the program will offer virtual interviews only for the 2020-2021 application season. No in-person interviews or second-look visits will be offered or required by the program. Interviewees will receive information regarding the virtual interview process from the program upon their selection for interview.