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How to Apply

All applicants to either the Pediatric Residency Program (categorical) or the PALS Residency Program- Pediatric Advocacy-Leadership-Service (primary care) at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC must apply through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).

Applications are accepted and reviewed from Sept. 15 through Dec. 1. Applicants who are selected to interview will be contacted via email. Interviews are conducted late October through early-January.

Applications must include the following:

  • Complete ERAS application, including personal statement
  • USMLE Scores – Step 1 required with application and Step 2 required by February 1st 
  • Dean’s Letter
  • Transcript
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation
  • Photograph for identification purposes at interview

International Medical Graduates must have the following in addition to the above:

  • ECFMG Certificate
  • One year, hands on clinical experience in the United States

For additional information, please contact the residency program office at

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July 21, 2013
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Last Update
July 21, 2013