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 Wednesday, December 1, 2021.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all applicant interviews and tours will be conducted in a virtual setting through video conferencing this recruitment season.

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, October 18 through Wednesday, December 1, 2021. If you are an applicant selected to interview with our program, you will receive an invitation via email from the Recruitment Coordinator.

Our virtual recruitment season will begin on Monday, October 18, 2021, and will end on Friday, January 28, 2022.  Interviews will be scheduled for Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  Our offices will be closed the day after Thanksgiving, Friday, November 26 and on Martin Luther King Day, Monday, January 17.  There will be no interviews scheduled beginning Monday, December 20 through Friday, December 31 due to the holidays.

First Year Positions for 2022

Ten positions will be available through the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) Main Match.  Of those, four will be Osteopathic Recognized (OR) positions.

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.