How to Apply

Applications 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
  • Three letters of support
  • 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
  • An unmounted recent photograph of applicant must accompany application or be provided at time of interview

Selected candidates will be invited to interview.

If you have any questions, contact Lawrence Karniski, MD at lawrence-karniski@uiowa.edu.

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