Application Process

PGY-1 (NRMP #151140)

Applications must be submitted through ERAS®. University applications will not be accepted. Click here to go to the ERAS® Residency and Osteopathic Internships Applicants site. Application materials should include:

  • ERAS® online application
  • Personal Statement
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Three letters of recommendation from persons of your choice
  • Medical School Dean’s Letter
  • Medical School Transcript
  • USMLE Scores
  • If you are a foreign medical graduate, you must provide a hard copy of your ECFMG certificate (on or before January 19) and a copy of your Medical School diploma prior to the institutional orientation.

PGY-2 or Above

A complete application must include:

  • Our application
  • Personal Statement
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Three letters of recommendation from persons of your choice
  • Medical School Dean’s Letter
  • Medical School Transcript
  • USMLE Scores
  • If you are a foreign medical graduate, please provide a hard copy of your ECFMG certificate and Medical School diploma.

Address all correspondence to:

Michael A. Scharf , MD
Director, Psychiatry Residency Education Program
University of Rochester Medical Center
300 Crittenden Boulevard – Box PSYCH
Rochester, NY 14642-8409
Email: michael_scharf@urmc.rochester.edu

Resident Coordinator:

Kathy Raniewicz
Phone: (585) 276-3539
Fax: (585) 276-2292
Email: kathy_raniewicz@urmc.rochester.edu