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Prospective Residents

How to Apply

Application requirements include:

  • ERAS Common Application.

  • Medical School Transcripts.

  • Dean's letter (Medical School Performance Evaluation - MSPE)

  • USMLE Step 1/COMLEX Level 1 completed at the time of application

  • USMLE Step 2/COMLEX Level 2 passed before the start of residency

  • Minimum 3 letters of recommendation, with at least one in SLOE format (download SLOE

We understand that current restrictions may make this impossible for some and exceptions will be made on a case-by-case basis.

Applicant FAQs
How do I apply?
Applications are accepted only through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). 
When is the deadline for applications to be submitted?
September 27.
What are the application requirements?
Medical school transcripts, Dean's Letter, USMLE Step 1/COMLEX Level 1 completed at the time of application, USMLE Step 2/COMLEX Level 2 passed before the start of residency, minimum of 3 letters of recommendation with 1 in SLOE format. We understand that current restrictions may make this impossible for some and exceptions will be made on a case-by-case basis
What are the minimum board scores and attempt limits?
There are no minimum scores or attempt limits for taking these exams, but if all other factors are equal, board scores may determine if an applicant receives an interview invitation.
What are the requirements for graduates from foreign medical schools?
Have a current or be eligible for an ECFMG certificate, US citizenship, US permanent resident (Green Card), J-1 visa.
Does it matter what year I graduated from medical school?
No.
Is US clinical experience required?
Yes.
Do you offer an ED Observership?
Unfortunately we no longer offer an ED observership.
Do you offer couples match?
Yes.
How many open positions are available starting in the new academic year?
11 EM-1 positions starting July 1st with 33 total residents in the program.

Interview Day Logistics
ALL INTERVIEWS WILL BE HELD VIRTUALLY WITH THE OPPORTUNITY FOR IN PERSON SOCIAL EVENTS AND SECOND LOOKS.
Pre-Interview Meet and Greet
We host a pre-interview virtual meet and greet with current residents the evening before your interview day. This will give you an opportunity to get to know some of the residents in a more casual setting and ask any questions you may have. There will also be the opportunity to come to an in person social event to see Syracuse and meet some of our current residents.
Interview Day
All interviews will continue to be held virtually this year. The day will begin with an introduction and program overview from our residency program director, Dr. Andonian. Candidates will then interview with faculty members, one of the chief residents and Dr. Andonian. Applicants will also have the opportunity to speak with current residents in between interviews and ask any questions they may have.

 

FAQ's
Interview Day Logistics
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