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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

Application deadline (for Class of 2027): January 5, 2024 at 5pm.

Interviews with FIRST Program leadership and the residency programs will take place later in January 2023.


Application to the FIRST Program is only open to current MS1s at UNC School of Medicine.

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.