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We are so excited to begin the long awaited application review! We, like all Residency Programs, will be working to complete our usual application review as quickly and efficiently as possible. We will actively be reviewing as many applications as possible through October 9, 2023. We plan on extending as many interview invitations as we can between October 10, 2023 and December 15, 2023. If you have not heard from our program regarding your application status by December 15, 2023, please feel free to follow up with us at Applicants chosen to interview with our program will be notified via email through ERAS.

Our virtual interviews will run from October 18, 2023 through January 17, 2023. We do not offer more interviews than we have capacity for, but if you are offered an interview with our program, we ask that you schedule it within three business days. In support of local and national recommendations, the Department of Pediatrics is solely conducting virtual interviews for the 2024 residency application cycle. Our programs will not grant in-person interviews or support in person visits to our sites in order to minimize the health risks of traveling during this coronavirus pandemic and to limit disadvantages to any applicant to our programs.

Commitment to populations that are under-represented in medicine:
Our program is committed to training exceptional pediatric residents from all racial, ethnic, socioeconomic, gender, and sexual orientation backgrounds.

ERAS® — the Electronic Residency Application Service — is a service that transmits residency applications, letters of recommendation, Dean’s Letters/MSPE, transcripts, and other supporting credentials from applicants and medical schools to fellowship, osteopathic internship and residency programs, to include:

  • Personal statement
  • CV
  • Dean’s letter
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Transcript
  • USMLE Scores: Please note that applicants must take the USMLE exams and must successfully pass Steps 1 and 2 (both CK and CS/PE if DO) prior to the NRMP Rank Order List Deadline. Osteopathic candidates may substitute COMLEX scores in place of USMLE scores.

Program NRMP code: 1824320C3

Additional requirements for International Medical Graduates:

  • J-1 Visa only.
  • ECFMG certification (including CSA exam results) must be complete by December 31, 2023.
  • Clinical experience within United States is preferred.
  • No more than 2 years post graduation from medical school, or, where applicable, 2 years out of residency training.
  • USMLE Step 1 Pass and Step 2 CK score of 220 or higher (3-digit score), must have passed on first attempt.

International Medical Graduates: Please contact the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) for ERAS application materials and eligibility requirements.

Write to:
3624 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-2685