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The University of Rochester selects all applicants at the PL-1 level through the National Residency Match Program (NRMP). Our NRMP program number is 1511320C0

There are no PL-1, PL-2, or PL-3 openings for the current academic year. We are accepting applications for 2022-2023 academic year, through ERAS only, beginning September 15.

For More Information

For more information, you may contact our program coordinator, Brooke Steinbronn by:

If you are applying to both the Pediatrics and Medicine/Pediatrics training programs at the University of Rochester, you will need to convey that to both program coordinators so a single, joint interview day can be arranged.

Application Deadline

The deadline for submitting an application is December 31.


We accept applications through Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) system only.

  • Interested applicants should submit a complete application and at least three letters of recommendation to ERAS
  • We accept USMLE and/or COMLEX board scores

International Medical School Graduates

We sponsor J-1 visas only and only if all other criteria are met.

Requirements include:

  • Your school is approved for listing by the World Health Organization
  • You graduated within the past 5 years
  • You possess a valid ECFMG certificate or have a full and unrestricted license. We accept the ECFMG pathways in lieu of Step 2 CS.
  • You meet the New York State “12 Week Rule”

For additional details, see Applicant Eligibility Requirements.


Interview Dates

  • Friday, October 22
  • Tuesday, October 26
  • Friday, October 29
  • Tuesday, November 2
  • Tuesday, November 9
  • Tuesday, November 16
  • Friday, November 19
  • Tuesday, November 30
  • Tuesday, December 7
  • Tuesday, December 14
  • Friday, December 17
  • Tuesday, January 4
  • Friday, January 7

Once you are selected for an interview, you will be notified by email through Thalamus and you may choose an interview date from those listed above (if available).

Interview Information & Schedule

  • Interview days will be virtual this year and will take place in three-hour increments.
  • Additional information will be communicated to interviewees when it becomes available.