How to Apply to the Pediatrics Residency

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

  • graduation from medical school no more than two years prior to application year
  • at least three letters of recommendation preferably from clinical attendings
  • MSPE
  • transcript
  • personal statement
  • passing USMLE Step I score at the time of application
  • passing USMLE Step II CK and CS scores at the time of Rank List submission
  • for international or foreign medical graduates:
    • ECFMG certification is required at the time of application
    • UNC Hospitals supports the J-1 visa
    • inpatient clinical experience with direct patient care in the United States is required; an observership does not fulfill this requirement
      • at least one month and a letter from the institution at which you completed the experience

2018-2019 Interview Dates

We will begin sending interview invitations the week of October 8, 2018.

October November December January
24 – Wednesday
26 – Friday
31 – Wednesday

7 – Wednesday
9 – Friday
14 – Wednesday
16 – Friday
28 – Wednesday
30 – Friday

5 – Wednesday
7 – Friday
12 – Wednesday
14 – Friday
19 – Wednesday

9 – Wednesday
11 – Friday
16 – Wednesday
18 – Friday

Interview Day Schedule

EVENING BEFORE INTERVIEW DAY
6:30pm Dinner at the Home of One of Our Residents
INTERVIEW DAY
7:00am Meet in the Lobby of the NC Women’s Hospital
7:15am Welcome, Introductions and Breakfast
7:45am Morning Report or Chair Rounds
8:30am Overview of Our Program and Tour with the Chief Residents
10:00am Interviews with Faculty and Small Group Session with Program Leadership
11:40am Overview of Our Affiliated Teaching Sites: Cone Health and WakeMed
12:00pm Lunch with Our Residents and Didactic Session
1:15pm Wrap-Up Session
2:00pm End of Day