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Child Neurology Residency Application Information

The following is information regarding applications for the child neurology residency program.

Application procedures 

  • Foreign trained applicants: Foreign trained applicants must hold or convert to a J1 visa.
  • Application submission: Applications and supporting documents should be submitted through ERAS
  • Match: We participate in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP). Applicant's register with the NRMP. We accept two (2) residents per academic year.

Application components

  • Personal statement
  • Letters of recommendation (LOR): Three LORs are required; a maximum of four will be accepted. Each referee must complete the ERAS pediatric neurology resident evaluation form. LORs are to be submitted via the ERAs Letter Recommendation Portal.
  • Medical school transcript
  • Medical school dean's letter
  • Copies of USMLE or COMPLEX scores
  • Education Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) certificate (if applicable)
  • Copy of immigration visa (if applicable)

Application timeline and important dates

  • Early July: Applications open in ERAS
  • September: UMMC deadline for application completion
  • October-January: UMMC interview period
  • Important NRMP match dates 
    • Jan. 15: Rankings open
    • Feb. 20: Rank order list certification deadline
    • March 11: Match Week begins
    • March 15: Match Day