How to Apply

Contact: Patricia Mondore, MA Residency Program Coordinator
Location: Department of Pediatrics, Upstate University Hospital, Room 5400, 750 East Adams St., Syracuse, NY 13210
Phone: 315 464-5800

Upstate Medical University participates in the National Resident Matching Program, IncExternal Icon. All appointments are made subject to the provisions of that organization. We select resident applicants on the basis of interviews and review of records. Each residency appointment is renewed annually based upon an assessment of the resident's performance. The resident is appointed as a clinical assistant instructor, classified as a temporary employee and subject to the terms, rights and responsibilities of current negotiated agreements between the State of New York and the United University Professions.

For all applicants, interviews are essential, and we encourage visits between November and January. Applicants are encouraged to arrange interviews with faculty and house staff by contacting us. Every effort should be made to ensure than an application is complete prior to scheduling an interview.

International Applicants

Like most of the other Pediatric Residency Programs across the country, we only accept first year residency applications through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS)External Icon. You can find more out about ERAS through their web site. We participate in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP)External Icon. We are always interested in receiving applications from qualified International Medical Graduates. We are specifically looking for those who either completed their clinical training in the US or who have recent post-graduate training in pediatrics in their own country. Clinical U.S. experience is required. We will only consider first attempt passes on all USMLE exams. We must inform you we only sponsor our foreign medical graduates on the J-1 visa (no H-1 visas—no exceptions). In addition, we are only able to consider applicants willing to complete three full three years of training in our program. After we receive your completed application through ERAS, we will contact you about the possibility of setting up an interview.