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Application Deadline

All materials should be received by September 27, 2023.

2023 Interview Dates

November 3, 7, and 10
All neurosurgery residency interviews will be conducted in-person this year. A dinner will be held for applicants with the current neurosurgery residents on the nights before each interview date.

If you would like to meet virtually with one of our neurosurgery residents prior to the application deadline, please email Associate Residency Program Director, Dr. Carolyn Quinsey, at


  • Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS):
    We accept applications through ERAS. You may contact your medical school or consult the ERAS web site for additional information regarding the process.
  • National Residency Matching Program (NRMP)
    Neurosurgery resident applicants must register with the NRMP. Our program code is 1900160C0.
  • Additional Requirements:
    1. Three letters of recommendation, at least one from a neurosurgeon
    2. Scores from Step 1 of the USMLE
    3. Personal Statement
    4. Transcripts
    5. Dean’s letter – available by September 30th

Foreign Applicants

UNC Hospitals will consider applications of those who have been issued a J-1 Visa and who hold a current ECFMG Certificate.

Contact Information

Questions regarding the application and interview process as well as general program questions may be directed to Associate Program Director, Dr. Carolyn Quinsey:
Admin Phone: 919-966-8804
Fax: (919) 843-6520

UNC Department of Neurosurgery
170 Manning Drive, CB# 7060
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7060