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How to Apply

Applications are only accepted through ERAS®. Each application is thoroughly reviewed and selection criteria are subjective. Interview slots are limited and are filled on a first-response basis. There are 8 positions per year.

Minimum Requirements

  • No more than two years out of medical school
  • Must have passed the USMLE Step 1, Step 2 CS and Step 2 CK  or Comlex level 1, level 2 CK, and level 2 PE before applicants will be ranked.
  • We do NOT offer ANY pre-match positions

Information for International Medical Graduates (See minimum requirements above)

  • We do not offer observerships or externships
  • We offer J-1 Visas ONLY
  • You must provide a copy of your ECFMG certificate to the Residency Coordinator before January 11th, 2019 (with the exception of those graduating by May 2019) provided that all required steps have been successfully completed.
  • U.S. clinical experience is not necessary but highly recommended.

Application Process

PGY-1 (NRMP #151140 - Psychiatry) (NRMP #1511400C1 – Psychiatry Child Track)

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 Student Performance Evaluation Letter
  • Medical School Transcript
  • USMLE Scores
  • If you are a foreign medical graduate, you must provide a hard copy of your ECFMG certificate 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 Student Performance Evaluation 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.

 

Interview Information

Candidates selected for interviews will have an opportunity to meet with faculty and residents on interview today. There is a dinner with residents on the evening before the interview today. Please note: For candidates interviewing for the 2021 academic year, the dinner with residents will not occur due to the COVID-19 situation. In addition, all interviews without exception will be via Zoom.

Interview dates for July 2021 positions:

November December January
November 4 December 2 January 6
November 11 December 9 January 13
November 18 December 16 January 20
  December 23 January 27

Applicants who are invited for an interview will be provided with 1 night’s lodging at the program’s expense. Accommodations will be made by our program at Holiday Inn Rochester Downtown. Holiday Inn provides a free shuttle service to and from the University on interview day.  Please note: For the 2021 academic year, no accommodations will be provided because there will be no in-person interviews.

Address all correspondence to:

Program Director

Laurence B. Guttmacher, M.D.
University of Rochester Medical Center
300 Crittenden Boulevard – Box PSYCH
Rochester, NY 14642-8409
 

Program Coordinator

Jamie Pelkey
University of Rochester Medical Center
300 Crittenden Boulevard - Box PSYCH
Rochester, NY 14642-8409
Phone: (585) 275-6917