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  • Application Information and Procedure

    • All applications are only accepted through the NRMP.
    • Our program abides by all ERAS criteria and deadlines.
    • The deadline for receiving applications is October 31.
    • All applicants must have passed USMLE or COMLEX STEP 1 prior to submitting an application.
    • Applications will be reviewed without USMLE or COMLEX STEP 2 scores, but no applicant will be placed on the rank list without passing scores on STEP 2.
    • If the applicant has completed one or more years of previous residency training, he or she must provide a passing STEP 3 score prior to final ranking.
    • International students must have a valid ECFMG certificate prior to starting residency. All international students who have graduated prior to the application deadline must have a valid ECFMG certificate to be considered.
    • If 4 or more years have passed since previous residency training or medical school graduation, a separate letter must be submitted to the program director with an explanation. Applications will only be reviewed upon receipt of this letter.
    • If the applicant has previous residency training, he or she must have a letter of recommendation and summative competency-based evaluation completed from the previous residency program director(s).
    • Although we don't typically sponsor visas, the most qualified applicants in ERAS will be selected without reference to visa status.
    • Our program abides by all UMMC GME selection requirements. Click here for more information.

    Application procedure

    The Department of Emergency Medicine offers ten PGY-1 positions. The program is listed in the national directory under Emergency Medicine. Positions are filled through the National Resident Matching Program. Medical students participating in the advanced match may pursue these positions. Applicants must apply through ERAS: The Electronic Residency Application Service. ERAS application materials will be distributed from the dean's office of the applicant. ERAS will transmit the required application form, the medical school transcript and dean's letter, USMLE or COMLEX scores, and letters of recommendation

    Individuals interested in applying should contact:

    • Department of Emergency Medicine
              University of Mississippi Medical Center
              2500 N. State St.
              Jackson, MS 39216-4505
    • Patrick O'Brien, Program Coordinator
              Phone: (601) 984-5582
              E-mail:pobrien@umc.edu