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Application Process

Pediatric residency positions are offered through the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP). All applications must be submitted through Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).

Additional information is available for Medicine-Pediatrics applicants.

Supporting Documents

Three letters of reference, in addition to your Dean's letter, and your USMLE scores should be included in your ERAS application.

Additional information is available for medpeds applicants.

Requests for additional info should be directed to the program coordinator.

ERAS 2021 Residency Application Timeline

IMG Requirements

We do accept applications from international medical graduates. However, we have a large number of highly qualified applicants each year and are only able to consider the top international graduates.

Applications meeting the following criteria may be considered:

  • a base level score of 225 on USMLE Steps 1 and 2 on the first attempt
  • pass CS portion on first attempt
  • at least three months of post-graduate clinical experience in the U.S.
  • J-1 visa only
  • no more than 5 years since medical school graduation

Why Memphis?

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There's no better time than now to choose Memphis!


Interviews will begin November and conclude in January.

The night before your interview, you will be invited to a zoom session hosted by one of our pediatric residents. This gives you a chance to talk to several of our interns and residents in a fun, informal setting.

Last Published: Jun 25, 2020