How to Apply

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

US medical students should contact their Dean's Office or ERAS at http://www.aamc.org/programs/eras/applicants/start.htm.

International medical graduates should contact the ECFMG at http://www.ecfmg.org/eras/index.html.

Visa information

An ECFMG certificate must accompany the ERAS application.

A complete ERAS application includes:

  • personal statement
  • dean's letter
  • three letters of support
  • passing USMLE scores
  • medical school transcript
  • a recent photograph (optional)

All applicants must also register with the National Resident Matching Program (Phone: 202-828-0566). The NRMP number for our programs is: 1203430A0.

Program Contacts:

Paula Swygard
Program Coordinator
paula-swygard@uiowa.edu

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