How to Apply

UPMC Shadyside Family Medicine Residency Program and UPMC Osteopathic Family Medicine Residency Program accept applications and supporting documents through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) of the Association of American Medical Colleges. More information can be obtained by reviewing the ERAS website. The application deadline for all materials to be submitted to our program is Friday, November, 30, 2018.

Your application file must include the following

  • Common ERAS Application Form
  • ERAS Curriculum Vitae
  • Personal Statement
  • Medical School Transcript
  • Passing Score on the COMLEX/USMLE Step 1 and Step 2 Score Reports when available
  • Dean's Medical Student Performance Evaluation
  • Three Letters of Recommendation (prefer two from Family Medicine Physicians)
  • Photo for Identification Purpose at Interview
  • ECFMG Certificate (International Medical Graduates only)

Applications will be accepted and reviewed by the Program Director beginning Monday, September 17 through Friday, November 30, 2018. If you are an applicant selected to interview with our program, you will receive an invitation via email from the Recruitment Coordinator.

Recruitment season will begin on Monday, October 22 and will end on Friday, January 11.  Interviews will be scheduled for Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 7:30 am to 2:30 pm.  Our offices will be closed the day after Thanksgiving, Friday, November 23.  No interviews will be scheduled from Monday, December 24 through Friday, January 4.

First Year Positions for 2019

Six positions will be available through the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) Main Match and four American Osteopathic Association (AOA) positions through the Osteopathic Match.

International Medical Graduates

Please see our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) page for information and answers to any questions you may have.

Due to the overwhelming number of applications we receive through ERAS, we are unable to give you a status update on your application.