Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Who should apply?

1) Applications are only accepted through ERAS

For the 2012- 2013 application season all positions will be accepted only through the NRMP Match. 

Graduates of medical schools in the United States and Canada accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME).

Graduates of colleges of osteopathic medicines in the United States accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA).

Graduates of medical schools outside the United States and Canada who meet one of the following qualifications:

  • Have received a currently valid certificate from the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates prior to appointment, or
  • Have a full and unrestricted license to practice medicine in the U.S. licensing jurisdiction in which they are training.

6) Graduates of medical schools outside the U.S.A. who have completed a Fifth Pathway program provided by an LCME-accredited medical school.

Applicants with USMLE scores of 200 and above are preferred, with no more than 2 attempts to pass each component of the test.

Applicants must have passed Step 2-CS and are encouraged to take Step 3 before starting a first year position in the residency program.

Applicants within 3-5 years of graduation from medical school are preferred. U.S clinical experience is not required but may be beneficial.

When are applications accepted?

The Department of Pediatrics receives applications for the residency program from September 1 to January 1.

What are our graduates doing?

2014 Graduates
Cardiology, Rainbow Babies Cleveland
Endocrinology University of Arizona
Hem/onc Case Western Rainbow Babies & Childrens Hospital
NICU, University of Alabama

2013 Graduates
PICU Miami Children’s Hospital
Child neurology, University of Alabama
Hem/Onc NYU
PICU Hershey Pennsylvania
Hem/Onc MD Anderson Cancer University of Texas

2012 Graduates
Child Neurology Residency SUNY Stonybrook
Neonatology NYU
Neonatology SUNY Stonybrook
Neonatology Detroit, Michigan
Neonatology Chicago
Hematology/Oncology Grand Rapids Michigan and Helen Davos Children’s Hospital
Hematology/Oncology LSU HSC at New Orleans
Private Practice

2011 Graduates
4th year chief, then Hematology/Oncology (2012) Los Angeles Children’s Hospital
Neonatology Washington DC
Nephrology UT Memphis
Pediatric gastroenterology Birmingham Alabama
Pediatric Critical Care Chicago
Private Practice

2010 Graduates
Neonatology Westchester
Neonatology Seattle Children’s Hospital
Nephrology Children’s Hospital Washington DC
Infectious Diseases Minnesota
Infectious Diseases SUNY Downstate (4th year chief 2009)
Pediatric Critical Care Miami Children’s Hospital
Private Practice

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