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Applicant Information

Applications are only accepted through the Electronic Residency Application System (ERAS) administered by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC). This year review of applications will begin October 21st, 2021. Eligible candidates enter at the PGY-2 level after completing a PGY-1 year in internal medicine, general surgery, or family medicine. 

Apply here. Candidates selected for an interview will be notified. Due to COVID-19 and per AAMC guidance all interviews will be conducted virtually for 2021/22.

All applications must include:

  • Completed Application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Personal Statement
  • 2 -3 Letters of Recommendation
  • USMLE or COMLEX Scores
  • Medical School Transcripts (international transcripts must be translated)
  • ECFMG Certificate, if applicable

International applicants must meet the following additional requirements:

  • Applicants must report scores for USMLE Step 1, USMLE Step 2 (CK), and USMLE Step 2 (CS)
  • ECFMG certification must be verified.
  • Applicants must be eligible for one of the following:
    • a J1 Visa (exchange visitor program issued by ECFMG)
    • H-1B Visa (must pass the 3 steps of the USLME; Immigration and Naturalization Service must process and approve)
    • Employment Authorization (work permit) issued by the Immigration and Naturalization Service


Applicants are encouraged to apply as early as possible. Interviews typically take place in November and December. Applicants that are granted an interview are then ranked and selected through the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP).

Interviews will be held virtually for the 2021/22 application period. Applicants granted interviews will be contacted by the Program Coordinator with available interview dates, an overview of the interview process, and a WebEx Link.

Contact Information:

Crystal Morgan
Residency Program Administrator 
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine 
New York Medical College / Metropolitan 
1901 1st Avenue, room 327
New York, NY  10029
Office: 212-423-6448
Fax: 212-423-6326
Email: morganc6@nychhc.org