Application Requirements

Application Requirements
  1. All of our positions are filled through the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP) Match.
  2. All applicants must have taken and passed the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) Step I. We require that you have taken and passed Step II CK/CS at least three months prior to the start of training.
  3. All applicants must have competed at least one year of clinical training in a LCME- or ACGME- approved program. This year must include hands-on patient care, for which the student/residents has taken an active role demonstrating responsibility for patient care and outcome.
  4. To be considered, applicants must be a US citizen, carry a F-1 or J-1 visa, or have permanent resident status (green card).
  5. Applicants should have graduated from medical school not more than 5 years prior to application.
  6. Applications must include a Dean’s letter and three letters of recommendation, at least two of which must address clinical skills and be written by clinical supervisors.
  7. Applications for the 2017 – 2018 academic year will be accepted until November 30, 2016. 

Please Note:
  • We use a multi-criteria based selection process. Therefore, we do not provide minimum score or grade requirements.
  • Osteopathic medical school graduates currently completing an OGME-1 year are eligible to apply. Students graduating from osteopathic medical schools are welcome to apply, but should note that we may be unable to fulfill the requirements for an AOA-approved OGME-1 year, which is currently required for permanent licensure in several states, including Michigan.
  • Observerships/externships are not provided in our department.

For Information on How To Apply

For any other questions contact:

Pediatric Residency Program
University of Michigan Health System
1500 E. Medical Center Drive
Medical Professional Building
Room D3227, SPC 5718
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5718

Phone: 734-764-1258
Fax: 734-763-4208 

Thank you for your interest in the University of Michigan’s Department of Pediatrics Residency Program.