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For US Graduates

Applications for the Pediatrics Residency Program are accepted from participants in the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP).

Applications are only accepted through the Electronic Residency Application System (ERAS).

We require three letters of recommendation. A chairman's letter is not required.

Interviews are offered based on a comprehensive review of the application materials and invitations are sent via Interview Broker. As interview days usually fill before the deadline, early applications and prompt responses to an invitation to interview are encouraged.

A Note for Osteopathic Students

We will accept applications from students who have taken the COMLEX exams but find it helpful if you have taken at least one of the USMLE exams.

Application Process for International Medical Graduates

  1. Must have graduated from medical school within three years of starting residency.
  2. Three letters of recommendation are required. A chairman's letter is not required.
  3. Must have passed USMLE exams on the first attempt
  4. Must be ECFMG certified at the time of application.
  5. US clinical experience is required from an ACGME-approved program.
  6. Observerships are not offered.

Interview Day Information

Interviews are scheduled during October, November, December and January.

For more information, please contact:

Avis Grainger
Pediatric Residency Program Coordinator
704-381-6841 (Fax)