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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 2023 Match are due September 27. We will begin reviewing applications on September 28, 2023. Interviews will be extended and scheduled through Interview Broker. Initial interview offers will be sent on October 13 at 4pm EST. We will release final status to all applicants by November 1.

Interviews will begin  at 10:00am on the scheduled interview day and conclude by 2:30pm.

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
(919) 966-6440

For information about student electives in our department contact:

Kari Corker
UNC EM Student Coordinator
(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 27, one of which should be a Standardized Letter of Evaluation (SLOE) fulfilling one of the four options listed at
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 27, 2022
No, all applicants must apply through ERAS and go through the NRMP process.
No, but it is highly advised that for those taking USMLE Step 1, you also have a Step 2 score in ERAS before your interview date.
No but it is highly advised that for those taking COMLEX 1, you also have a COMLEX 2 score in ERAS prior to your interview date.
Applications are downloaded on September 28, 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.