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Application Components

1. Fill out the online application.

2. Letter of Recommendation: Writers should email letters directly to


If you have any questions, email us at

Early application deadline (for incoming Class of 2026): April 15, 2022.

Interviews will be held April 18 – 22, 2022.


Selection to the FIRST Program will include a review of the application and first semester medical school grades.  Placement is subject to availability among GME partners.


Please note: The January deadline and interview dates are for current first year students already enrolled at UNC School of Medicine. Students who have been conditionally accepted and are expecting to begin medical school at UNC in August 2022, may apply as well, but their deadline isn’t until March 2022. Please feel free to contact any of us for further information.