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Emergency Medicine Residency Application Information

All applications are handled through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). The deadline for applying is Nov. 1 of the year before desired start of the program. Our program offers PGYI 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 two 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.

Foreign 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


Emergency Medicine (EM) Residency Program are by invitation only. Interviews are held on Monday and Wednesday beginning November 1st – December 18, 2017.

Interviews for the EM Residency Program begin at 8:30 a.m. with a hot breakfast and last until approximately 4 p.m.

We accept applicants from the following ACGME-accredited residency programs: emergency medicine, internal medicine, physical medicine & rehabilitation and pediatrics.

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

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