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How to Apply

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

We are accepting applications for 2024-2025 academic year, through ERAS only, beginning in September. There are no PGY-1, PGY-2, or PGY-3 openings for the current academic year.

For More Information

For more information, you may contact our program administrator, Joshua Lieberman by:

Application Deadline

The deadline for submitting an application is November 30.


We accept applications through the 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
  • We are participating int he program and geographic signaling portion of the application.

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 3 years or have a current clinical appointment
  • 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 20
  • Tuesday, October 24
  • Tuesday, October 31
  • Tuesday, November 7
  • Friday, November 10
  • Tuesday, November 14
  • Tuesday, November 28
  • Friday, December 1
  • Tuesday, December 5
  • Tuesday, December 12
  • Friday, December 15
  • Tuesday, December 19
  • Tuesday, January 2
  • Friday, January 5
  • Tuesday, January 9

Interview Information & Schedule

  • Once you are selected for an interview, you will be notified by email through Thalamus to choose an interview date.
  • All interviews will be conducted virtually in 3.5-hour increments. Most interviews will occur in the morning though there will be some afternoon availability for those in other time zones.
  • All invited applicants are encouraged to attend an evening Meet & Greet.
  • Additional information will be communicated to interviewees when it becomes available.