How to Apply

ERASApplications are only accepted through the Electronic Residency Application System (ERAS).

US residents should contact their Dean's Office or ERAS at http://www.aamc.org/programs/eras/.

International residents should contact the ECFMG at http://www.ecfmg.org/eras/index.html. Sponsorship of J-1 visas is preferred.
An ECFMG certificate must accompany the ERAS application.

A complete ERAS application includes:

  • curriculum vitae
  • statement of the applicant's long-term career goal and field of interest
  • dean's letter
  • four letters of support, including letters from the residency program director and the chair of medicine, and two additional individuals who can assess the applicant's potential for a career in pulmonary and critical care medicine from firsthand knowledge of the applicant's performance
  • copies of ECFMG scores for Steps I, II, and III (if completed)
  • Notarized copies of applicant's transcripts for USMLE Steps 1, 2, and 3
  • medical school transcript
  • An unmounted recent photograph of applicant must accompany application or be provided at time of interview

All applicants must also register with the
National Resident Matching Program (Phone: 202-828-0566).

The deadline for applications is October 31.
Selected candidates will be invited to interview.

If you have any questions, contact Amy Gingerich at amy-m-gingerich@uiowa.edu.

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