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How to Apply to the Pediatrics Residency

Our program participates in the NRMP and accepts applications through ERAS. Deadline for application is December 1st. Criteria for all applicants include:

  • Graduation from medical school no more than two years prior to application year
  • At least three Letters of Recommendation
  • MSPE
  • Transcript
  • Personal Statement
  • Passing USMLE Step 1/COMLEX Level 1 score at the time of application
  • Passing USMLE Step 2 CK/COMLEX Level 2 CE score at the time of Rank List submission
  • Due to the suspension of testing, submission of USMLE Step 2 CS/COMLEX Level 2 PE scores waived for the 2020-2021 application cycle
  • For International or Foreign Medical Graduates:

2020-2021 Interview Dates

All interview days will be conducted via Zoom. Invitations will be extended on a rolling basis beginning the week of November 2nd. Below are our interview dates; all times are Eastern.  

November 

  • 11 – Wednesday (9a-2p)
  • 13 – Friday (9a-2p)
  • 16 – Monday (12p-5p)
  • 18 – Wednesday (9a-2p)
  • 20 – Friday (two sessions: 9a-2p and 12p-5p)

December 

  • 2 – Wednesday (9a-2p)
  • 4 – Friday (9a-2p)
  • 7 – Monday (12p-5p)
  • 9 – Wednesday (9a-2p)
  • 11 – Friday (9a-2p)
  • 14 – Monday (12p-5p)
  • 16 – Wednesday (two sessions: 9a-2p and 12p-5p)

January

  • 6 – Wednesday (9a-2p)
  • 15 – Friday (9a-2p)
  • 20 – Wednesday (9a-2p)
  • 22 – Friday (two sessions: 9a-2p and 12p-5p)

Each week, the residents will also host a social event via Zoom.  Those dates are:

  • November 10 (7p ET)
  • November 17 (7p ET)
  • November 19 (7p ET)
  • December 1 (7p ET)
  • December 8 (7p ET)
  • December 10 (7p ET)
  • December 15 (7p ET)
  • January 5 (7p ET)
  • January 14 (7p ET)
  • January 19 (7p ET)

 

Schedule for the Day

9:00a-2:00p Schedule

  • 9:00a – Welcome
  • 9:30a – Q & A with Chief Residents
  • 10:15a – Break
  • 10:30a – Interviews
  • 12:00p – Break
  • 12:15p – Q & A with Residents
  • 12:45p – Educational Session
  • 1:30p – Why Come to Carolina?

12:00p-5:00p Schedule

  • 12:00p – Welcome
  • 12:15p – Q & A with Residents
  • 12:45p – Educational Session
  • 1:30p – Break
  • 1:45p – Q & A with Chief Residents
  • 2:30p – Break
  • 2:45p – Interviews
  • 4:15p – Break
  • 4:30p – Why Come to Carolina?

Interested in a Career as a Physician Scientist?

For applicants interested in careers as physician scientists, we will be offering two interviews days focused on our Physician Scientist Training Program: December 8th and January 12th.  The PSTP interview day will be in addition to the residency interview day.  Applicants will be selected to interview based on their research experience; a supplemental application is not required.  We do welcome applicants to express interest in our PSTP by emailing Kelly Lear – klear@med.unc.edu

Schedule for PSTP Interview Days (all times are Eastern):

 

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