Applicants invited to interview for the Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency program also are invited to attend an informal gathering the night before interview day with faculty and residents currently in the program. Participation is optional.
Applicants will be invited for interview on either November 18th or December 9th, 2017. The day begins at 7 AM with a light breakfast followed by 3 interviews with faculty, lunch with the residents, and a walk through Strong Memorial Hospital. The day ends around 4 PM. Hard copies of sample contract and stipend amounts will be given to the applicant on the interview day.
The residency program selects the best qualified candidates regardless of their age, sex, race, creed, sexual orientation, national origin or handicap. The selection process focuses on information supplied in the application package: application form, personal statement, Dean's letter, scholastic accomplishments, letters of recommendation, USMLE scores and a personal interview.
Travel and Lodging
The University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) does not contract with any single hotel to offer discounted rates. We have found that applicants have specific hotel preferences and can often find better rates through online services. When booking your hotel, we recommend that you ask if shuttle service can be provided to and from URMC.
The following is an abbreviated listing of hotels past applicants have recommended: