Application Process

Graduates of medical schools in the United States and other countries are eligible to apply for positions in the Stony Brook University Medical Center Pediatric Residency Program. To review the University's most recent Minimum Application Requirements, Agreement of Appointment, and Salaries visit our Graduate Medical Education (GME) Application Information website link at:

Your application for Pediatric Residency must include the following:

  • Dean’s Letter
  • Medical School Transcript
  • At least 3 Letters of Reference (At least one should be from a pediatric faculty member. A Chair or Program Director letter is optional)
  • Curriculum Vitae including honor and publications in ERAS format
  • USMLE/COMLEX Transcript  (Step 1 must be received prior to interview)
  • Step 2 CK & CS must be resulted before rank submission
  • Personal Statement
  • Photograph

Applications will be accepted only through ERAS, the Electronic Residency Application System.  Requirements include:

  • USMLE Steps 1 and 2 or COMLEX Level 1 and Level 2 Cognitive Eval must be passed within the first two attempts.
  • USMLE Step 2 CS or COMLEX Level 2 Performance Eval must be passed on the first attempt.
  • Prior clinical work experience is not required.
  • Foreign medical graduates must be ECFMG certified by the time the residency program begins.
  • The University does not support H-1 Visas or offer observerships or externships.
  • We will accept applications from those eligible for a J-1 Visa through the ECFMG.
  • No more than 10 years since graduation from medical school but less than 5 years is preferred.

Selected applicants will be invited to schedule an interview after review of their application. If you have been selected for an interview you will receive an email with information about how to make these arrangements.

Application Calendar

  - Interviews are conducted from November though January

  - By mid-February we make our rank list and submit it to the National Residency Matching Program

  - New residents begin orientation approximately the third week of June

Last updated by jsegall on September 09, 2014

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