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How To Apply
The UNC Adult Neurology Residency Program is an ACGME-accredited, categorical, four-year program (PGY1-PGY4) and starting from academic year 2020-2021, we are accepting seven residents per year. Applications are submitted through the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP) using the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) system.
Our Program Director and Coordinators
Questions regarding the application and interview process as well as general program questions can be directed to the Program Director – Dr. Nina M. Browner, or the Residency and Fellowship Coordinators – Sharon Ward and Ashley Myles. Email them at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
General Application and Interview Information
- Common Application Form via ERAS
- Curriculum Vitae
- Dean’s Letter (MSPE)
- Letters of Reference (a minimum of three)
- Official Medical School Transcripts
- USMLE Transcripts or COMLEX Transcripts
- Personal Statement
- Photograph (optional, but preferred to track applicants after interviews)
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- We welcome applications from international medical graduates.
- We do not have a minimum USMLE board score cut-off requirement for interviews, but applicants who score below the mean or require repeated attempts to pass any exam are generally not competitive.
- We do not have a cut-off for year of graduation from medical school, but applicants who have had a significant time away from clinical duties are generally less competitive.
- Prior clinical experience in the United States is extremely advantageous.
- We do not offer observerships through the Residency Program.
- As with the policy required by the NRMP, all positions are filled via the NRMP. We do not offer pre-match contracts.
- All international medical graduates must be certified by the ECFMG in order to be ranked, but not prior to applying.
- UNC-CH sponsors only J-1 visas for residents. More information regarding J-1 visas can be found on the ECFMG website.
Frequently Asked Questions
Departmental Benefits include: annual $300 book fund, additional $1500 for travel during senior year, additional travel for presentations at conferences, annual AAN Memberships, medical license renewal fees, and one-time board exam registration and fees.