Application Process

Application Process

The University of Virginia Health System is a participating member of the National Resident Matching Program. All applicants for first-year residency appointments must register with the NRMP. All applications to our program must be submitted via the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). Hard copy applications via regular mail or fax will not be accepted.

The deadline for accepting applications for entry in Summer 2015 will be December 31, 2014.

A Complete Application includes:
  • ERAS Application Form
  • Medical School Dean's Letter (or equivalent)
  • Passing the United States Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE) Step 1 on the first attempt. Both parts of Step 2 must be passed by the first day of orientation.
  • Medical School Transcripts
  • At least two Letters of Recommendation (in addition to the Dean’s Letter)
  • Personal Statement
  • Valid ECFMG certification (applies only to International Medical Graduates) prior to appointment. We will only support J-1 visas.
Preferred Qualifications for Applicants to the First Year Internal Medicine Residency Program
  • A score of 200 or higher on USMLE Step 1
  • Graduation from medical school within the past five years
  • One year of formally supervised clinical experience in the U.S.

A formal interview is required to be considered for the program. Scheduling and re-scheduling of interviews will be conducted through the online service, Interview Broker.

Applications will not be reviewed in ERAS until they are complete. Upon review, interviews will be granted by e-mail notification. Interviews are conducted from late October through January.

If you have any questions about the application process, or the status of your application, please call the Internal Medicine Residency Recruitment Office at 434-924-5725.

ABIM Research Pathway (Short Track)

For information about this track, please see the description on our training tracks page.

If you need additional information, please contact the Internal Medicine Residency Recruitment Office at 434-924-5725, or at the following address:

Internal Medicine Residency Program
Internal Medicine Residency Recruitment Office
P.O. Box 800696
University of Virginia Health System
Charlottesville, VA 22908