Application Information

All applications are handled through the Electronic Residency Application Service® (ERAS®). The deadline for applying is Dec. 1 of the year before desired start of the program. Our program offers 12 PGY-1 positions through the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP). The Emergency Medicine Residency Program Office will not accept any paper applications.

The completed application includes:

  • Personal statement
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Official transcript from your medical school
  • Dean's letter
  • Three letters of recommendation (at least one Emergency Medicine)
  • USMLE Board scores: It is highly recommended that you schedule Step II early in the year, so your scores will be available at the time of interview.

International Medical Graduates

Your application must also include the following:

  • Copy of your ECFMG certificate
  • Copies of all ECFMG/FMGEMS/FLEX scores
  • Two letters of recommendation must originate from the United States; at least one must be from an Emergency Medicine physician.


Emergency Medicine Residency Program interviews are by invitation only.  Interviews will be held 2 days per week from October – February.


For more information about your visit, see Allegheny General Hospital directions and parking information. You may also contact us with any questions, including the possibility of discounted rates at local hotels when you visit our program