PM&R Application information

Residency application process

Requirements for applications to the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency program include:

  • Applications are only accepted through the Electronic Residency Application Service
  • Participation with the National Resident Matching Program
  • Current enrollment in a medical school or a residency program, or active engagement in the clinical practice of medicine within the past 12 months (research and/or observerships do not qualify)
  • PGY 1 year must meet the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation curriculum criteria
  • Minimum score of 450 on COMLEX Part I and COMLEX Part 2, USMLE scores (optional) 210 on Step 1 and 220 on Step 2Passing of board examinations (no more than 1 attempts on any USMLE or COMLEX exam)
  • We do not sponsor visas of any type

Applications must include:

  • Completed Application
  • Dean's letter
  • Medical school transcript
  • CV
  • Personal statement.( include time gaps in your educations, reasons for choosing specialty and outline specific experiences in specialty training)
  • Board scores (applicants do not need both to be considered)
  • Minimum of three letters of recommendation
  • ECFMG certificate, if international graduate
  • Recent photograph

Application deadline

The application deadline is Nov 1.

Interview dates

Intervew dates for 2019-2020 are:

  • October 22, 2019
  • November 12, 2019
  • November 19, 2019
  • December 17, 2019

Candidates will be notified and invited for a personal interview through email. Interviews will be scheduled from mid-October through mid- December.