Application Process

Timeline for Applications for the 2014 Residency Match

September 15, 2013

Program begins receiving ERAS applications

October 1, 2013

Dean's letters available to Program

November 12, 2013

First day of applicant interviews at UNC

December 6, 2013

Deadline for receipt of applications to Program

January 9, 2014

Last day of applicant interviews at UNC

March 21, 2014

NRMP Match Day


Please note these application requirements:

  • All applications are through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).

  • Three letters of recommendation are required — one from the Dean of your medical school (Dean's letter), certifying the degree awarded or the anticipated date of degree; one from the Chair of Pathology at the medical school from which you graduated; and one from someone who has knowledge of your experience, ability, educational accomplishments, and character.

  • UNC Hospitals requires that all graduates of foreign medical schools must be certified by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates. All alien foreign graduates must meet all VISA Qualifying Examination (VQE) or Foreign Medical Graduate Exam in the Medical Sciences (FMGEMS) requirements prior to application.

  • UNC Hospitals only sponsors J-1 visas.