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How to Apply

All applicants must apply through the ERAS program. Applications and materials will only be accepted if submitted through ERAS. The application is complete when we have received all of the following documents:

  • ERAS application
  • Current CV
  • Personal statement
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Medical school transcripts
  • USMLE scores

Applications accepted through October 15.
Applicants will be notified of interviews via the ERAS email system.

2016 Interview Dates:

  • October 26
  • November 2
  • November 9
  • November 16

Interviews begin at 8:15 a.m. and conclude approximately 4:05 p.m. Throughout the day you will have an opportunity to meet with most of our faculty and residents. A catered lunch is provided, followed by a tour of the hospital.

A highlight of our interview process includes a resident-hosted applicant dinner.  A casual dinner with residents takes place the night before the interviews at one of our fine, local restaurants. This allows an opportunity for applicants to learn more about our program and the Rochester area, as well as for both applicants and residents to get to know one another better informally.

Information for International Medical Graduates

It is the responsibility of the individual to secure the proper visa. We sponsor only J-1 visas. The University of Rochester policy does not permit H-1 or H-1b visas, nor does it provide sponsorship. You must be certified or eligible to be certified by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG).

If you have any questions regarding visas, please contact the Graduate Medical Education Office at (585) 275-4607. For information regarding ECFMG certification, visit the ECFMG website at

Hotel Accommodations

Our program uses the Holiday Inn Rochester Downtown for hotel accommodations for our applicants.  They provide a discounted rate to candidates who are interviewing with us. The hotel provides complimentary transportation throughout the entire stay.  Cost of lodging is the responsibility of the applicant. For more information on the Holiday Inn Rochester Downtown, check them out on Facebook

Details about how to reserve your room at the discounted rate will be emailed to invited applicants.

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