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

Jessica Smith, MPM Manager of Departmental Residency Programs

**The 2023 interview season will be virtual and interviews will take place from early October through mid to late January.  We plan to have a series of content-specific informational sessions with the current residents via zoom throughout the interview season.  

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 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. Partners are welcome and are encouraged to join any virtual gatherings with the applicant at the time of the interview or during the interview season.

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 University track has 8 spots and the FQHC track offers 6 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 university and FQHC tracks.

FQHC Track Program Code: 1900120C1
University Program Code: 1900120C0

International Medical Graduates can check out our specific policies here.

If you have any questions or concerns, you may contact the Program Manager, Jessica Smith (, or by phone at (984) 974-4544.

Mail correspondence to:

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

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