We participate in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) and accept applications via the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). We hope you will find the handout, Otolaryngology Residency Application Guide, which was prepared for our own students applying to otolaryngology, helpful to you up do and during the application process.
We consider applications as they arrive so we encourage you to send them in as early as you are able.
Residency programs at UMMC require state licensure. Applicants for licensure in Mississippi must submit passing USMLE scores for Step 1 and Step 2 to the licensure board. In order to be employed as a resident at UMMC, an applicant without United States citizenship must have a permanent or a J-1 visa.
The following timetable was created by our residents to assist students interested in obtaining a residency in Otolaryngology: