Residency program applications will be accepted and reviewed only via ERAS (Electronic Residency Application Service) beginning in September for the Match that takes place the following March. The deadline to apply through ERAS is December 1st of each year. You can access the ERAS website at www.aamc.org/eras. All applications are considered.
Your ERAS application should include a minimum of:
- 3 letters of reference (at least one written by a faculty member in Pediatrics)
- Medical Student Performance Evaluation (formerly known as Dean’s Letter)
- Your personal statement
- Curriculum vitae
- Recent photograph
- Full medical school transcript
- USMLE/COMLEX transcript
USMLE/COMLEX Step I Exam are required at the time of application and results from both USMLE/COMLEX Step I and II are required by the end of the interview season.
Contact the Nicklaus Children's Hospital Department of Medical Education by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at (305) 669-5873.
The AAMC (in collaboration with other entities including the AMA, ECFMG, NRMP, among others) has recommended that all residency programs conduct virtual interviews for all applicants (including local applicants) and discouraged hybrid interviewing for the 2022-2023 interview season. This also includes not accommodating second looks (arranged visits to tour the campus). Furthermore, programs are highly discouraged to provide giveaways, “swag” or any products to applicants or interviewees. These recommendations have been made to prevent disadvantaging any applicant and to “reduce unnecessary confusion, stress, and inequity among learners and promote a more successful residency selection process for all”.
As such, all our interviews will be conducted virtually through the Zoom platform and will be scheduled on designated afternoons during the months of October through January. Candidates who are selected for interview invitations will be contacted via email through the ERAS system and will be given instruction on how to schedule their virtual interview day on ERAS. Interview dates have a limited number of slots; therefore, please be sure to respond early in order to secure the day that works best for you.
Our goal continues to be to get to know each applicant personally, as well as provide ample opportunities for applicants to get to know our program and our amazing residents! One of the most important aspects of interview day is capturing the amazing family feeling residents in our program have, and we hope that shines through, even virtually!
Specific interview day schedules, links and details will be emailed to invited applicants prior to their interview day. The schedule will include a brief introduction and overview of the program, as well as interviews with the Program Director, other program leadership representatives and faculty. There will also be a virtual tour of the Hospital and a Resident & Applicant Meet and Greet session. Links for upcoming Grand Rounds presentations will be provided as a reference and example of one of our didactics/educational activities. Post-interview day virtual activities will also be planned to answer any subsequent questions and to keep connected with each other during this recruitment process.
We can’t wait to meet you!