Application Process

Timeline for Residency Applications for Academic Year 2016–2017

July 1, 2016

ERAS opens for all applicant registration

September 15, 2016

ERAS opens for Programs to download applications

October 1, 2016

MSPEs are available to Programs

October 10, 2016

UNC Interview season begins

January 11, 2017

UNC Interview season closes

March 13–17, 2017

Match Week

Interviews are conducted Mondays and Wednesdays beginning October 10, 2016 with up to four applicants scheduled per day. The day begins with a resident morning conference, followed by a light breakfast with resident-only dedicated time, four one-on-one faculty interviews including an interview with the program director, lunch with two residents off campus in downtown Chapel Hill followed by a tour of our facilities and a visit with our Chair. We provide one night’s hotel accommodations for your convenience and the hotel shuttle will transport you to and from the institution. Raleigh–Durham Airport is a short drive and if you chose to drive we are located just minutes from Interstate 40 and Interstate 85.

Applications are accepted through December 12, 2016. Available interview slots may fill quickly and interested applicants are advised to submit their applications early.

The UNC Hospitals Pathology Residency Program requires:

  • Applications must be submitted exclusively through ERAS.
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Medical school transcript
  • Personal statement
  • Demonstrated interest in Pathology
  • US citizen or permanent resident
  • Valid ECFMG certification for international medical graduates
  • Medical school cut-off date of ten years

Note that UNC Hospitals only sponsors J-1 visas.