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Timeline for Residency Applications for Academic Year 2020–2021

June 2021 ERAS opens for all applicant registration
September 1, 2021 Applicants can apply to programs
September 8 & 9 2021 UNC Pathology Residency Program hosts a virtual Open House
September 29, 2021 Programs can view applications
October 2021 UNC Interview season begins
November 2021 UNC Interview season closes
March 14-18, 2022 Match Week

Virtual Open House

On Wednesday, September 8th, and Thursday, September 9th at 8:00 PM Eastern Time, the Residency Program will host a virtual Open House.

Register in advance for this meeting at:

Wednesday, September 8th, at 8:00pm EST

Thursday, September 9th, at 8:00pm EST

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.


Interviews will all be virtual this year. They will include an overview of the program, time with faculty and time with the current residents.


Applications are accepted through November 2021. Available interview slots may fill quickly and interested applicants are advised to submit their applications early.

The UNC Hospitals Pathology Residency Program requires:

  • Applications must be submitted exclusively through ERAS.
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Medical school transcript
  • Personal statement
  • Demonstrated interest in Pathology
  • Valid ECFMG certification for international medical graduates
  • Medical school cut-off date of ten years


Note that UNC Hospitals only sponsors J-1 visas.