Residency Application Process
Graduates of medical schools in the United States and other countries are eligible to apply for PL-1, PL-2, PL-3 or PL-4 positions in the University of Connecticut Pediatric Residency Program.
The application must include the following:
- Dean's letter
- Medical school transcript
- At least three letters of reference; at least one from a pediatric faculty member, and two or three of applicant's choice. A Chair or Program Director is not required.
- Curriculum Vitae including honors and publications in ERAS format
- USLME/COMLEX Transcript (Step 1 must be received prior to interview and Step 2 prior to match list submission.)
- Personal Statement
All candidates must be interviewed in order to be considered in the match for our program. Selected applicants will be invited to schedule an interview after review of their application.
For PL-1 positions, the University of Connecticut Pediatric Residency Program participates in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). Applications will only be accepted through ERAS. No application materials received through the U.S. Postal Service will be accepted. The deadline for NRMP match positions applications to our program is December 1st. Applicants who accept an appointment elsewhere, or who for any reason wish to withdraw, are requested to notify our program and the NRMP immediately.
The University of Connecticut Pediatric Residency Program is listed in the NRMP Directory as follows:
University of Connecticut
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030
Appointments are for one year beginning July 1, but may begin at other times by special arrangement. It is our intent that house officers will complete requirements for specialty training in pediatrics as described by the American Board of Pediatrics.
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