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

International residents should contact the ECFMG at 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
  • three letters of support, including a letter from the residency program director 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)
  • Certified 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