Application Process - Emergency Medicine Residency

  • Residency applications are submitted via Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS)
  • The Emergency Medicine Residency Program at UVM Medical Center participates in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP)
  • All applications are reviewed by our Program Leadership and our Application Review Committee.
  • We encourage submission prior to the ERAS application opening date, as we start to review applications immediately. We require complete applications by October 31 to allow us time to give all applications full review. If there is a delay in obtaining your application materials, such as letters of recommendation, you should email our Program Administrator after November 1, so that your application can be reviewed again with complete information.
  • Invitations to interview are emailed via Thalamus.
  • When interview invitations are sent, unless otherwise noted, applicants will have 72 hours to accept or decline.
  • All interviews will be conducted VIRTUALLY this year, including interviews for local students at UVM Larner College of Medicine. 

Materials required from all applicants:

  • Application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Personal Statement
  • Dean's Letter
  • Transcripts
  • A minimum of three (3) recent letters of reference from direct supervisors. At least one SLOE is required.
  • Successful completion of Step 1 of the United States Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE).
  • We do not currently require Step 2 for a complete application or for offering interviews. We do require Step 2 prior to ranking in February/March.

International applicants must:

  • Have a J-1 Visa or have a U.S. citizen Permanent Resident status. No other Visas will be accepted. (H1B are not acceptable.)
  • Have graduated from medical school within the last two years
  • Have a current certificate from the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG)
  • Successfully completed the Clinical Skills requirement
  • Have worked in clinical medicine in the United States within the last two years
  • NOTE: an observership does not fulfill this requirement

Interview Day

  • Interviews are generally scheduled on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from October to January. Space is limited so please respond as soon as possible to emails regarding interview scheduling.
  • We will have morning and afternoon sessions on interview days with each lasting about 4-5 hours. The day will include a welcome session with our Program Leadership and a combination of individual interviews with faculty and panel interviews with residents and staff. 

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Emergency Medicine sites:
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