Frequently Asked Questions 1. What is your application deadline? November 1, 2015. 2. Do you accept applications from residents who have completed other residencies? Yes. 3. How do you apply to your program? Applications are accepted through ERAS only. 4. What type of Visa do you sponsor? J-1 only. 5. How many letters of recommendation do you require? Three, if possible one should be from the chair of a dermatology department. 6. Is USMLE Step II score required ? No, Step I only.