How to Apply

We fill our positions through the National Residency Match Program and personal interviews are required.

We screen candidates' applications before inviting the individuals to schedule an interview. We participate in the Electronic Residency Application System (ERAS) so the screening process will be based on information available through that system. After screening, we will offer face-to-face interviews to candidates whose abilities, personal interests and needs best match this program's philosophy and curriculum. Interviews begin in early October, and are conducted through the end of January each year. Spouses and significant others are welcome and are encouraged to come with the applicant at the time of the interview.

Complete applications consist of all of the following:

  • A Dean's letter of recommendation
  • A transcript of medical school course work
  • Completed application forms
  • Three letters of recommendation from clinical faculty
  • An interview


Each year the core program has 8 spots and the underserved track offers 2 spots; you only need to apply to the UNC program once.  However when it comes time to rank your choices, there are 2 separate match numbers to do so.  If you wish, you may rank both the main program and the track.

Underserved Track Program Code: 1900120C1
UNC Core Program Code: 1900120C0

 

Policy on International Medical Graduates' applications.

 

If you have any questions or concerns, you may contact the Program Administrator, Jessica Smith:

Mail correspondence to:

Jessica Smith, MPM
Residency Manager
Department of Family Medicine
Campus Box 7595
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7595

Jess

L-R: Mallory McClester-Brown, MD Interim Chair and Assistant Program Director
       Jessica Smith, MPM Residency Program Manager and Graduate Medical Education Program Administrator
       Cristy Page MD, MPH Residency Program Director


For you may also contact the Office of Graduate Medical Education for general questions about residency training at UNC Hospitals.