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We are excited you have considered joining our program!! We can’t wait to tell you about all of the opportunities that await you at UNC. UNC is known for attracting genuine, nice, down-to-earth, hard-working leaders from across the country, and we aim to fill our intern class with 12 residents. Check out our current residents to learn more about them and why they chose UNC!


Please look through our website for details about our curriculum, training, resident life, and the interview day. We have tried to include everything you need to know, including information on hotel options, our meet and greet with the residents, and transportation options.

Applications for the 2022 Match are due September 29. We will begin reviewing applications on September 30, 2022. Interviews will be extended and scheduled through Interview Broker. Initial interview offers will be sent on October 7 at 6pm EST. We will release final status to all applicants by November 1.

Interviews will begin with a group introduction at 10:00am on the scheduled interview day and the day will conclude by 1:30pm.

We are excited to make the most of the opportunity to review your applications and hopefully meet you during your interview. Please do not hesitate to email with any questions or concerns. We’re here to help you have a stress-free, enjoyable application process and interview experience!

Please contact us for any questions, concerns, or more information on the residency program.

For information about our residency program contact:

Felicia Sawyer
UNC EM Residency Coordinator
Felicia_Sawyer@med.unc.edu
(919) 966-6440

For information about student electives in our department contact:

Kari Corker
UNC EM Student Coordinator
corker@med.unc.edu
(919) 843-8067

Frequently Asked Questions

The UNC EM Residency Program stands with the CORD and EMRA consensus statements. To be specific, we will require a minimum of 2 LORs by September 29, one of which should be a Standardized Letter of Evaluation (SLOE) fulfilling one of the four options listed at https://www.cordem.org/resources/residency-management/sloe/.
No. However, if not passed on the first attempt, it will be very hard to receive an interview invite with our department.
Yes, we accept USMLE as well as COMLEX scores.
All foreign medical students must be ECFMG certified and have a J1 visa or be a US Citizen.
No, we do not require a transitional year or internship experience before you apply. However, we do consider applicants with prior training experiences.
September 29, 2022
No, all applicants must apply through ERAS and go through the NRMP process.
No, but it is highly advised to have a score in ERAS prior to your interview date.
Applications are downloaded on September 29, 2022. Initial interviews will be offered in early October with a rolling process continuing through January.

Please see further advice for interview season from Dr. Christina Shenvi by clicking here.