The Johns Hopkins University Emergency Medicine Residency is a Four Year Program. We participate in the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) for PGY-1 match positions. We welcome allopathic, osteopathic and Canadian medical school applicants but require that you complete the USMLE EXAM Step 1. We accept no other board scores. International medical school graduates need to contact the ECFMG for application materials. Our program specific requirements are listed below.
The ERAS application
- Personal statement.
- Dean’s letter.
- Medical school transcript.
- Results of Part I of the USMLE, and Part II when available. Note: We require that all Allopathic, Osteopathic and Canadian medical school applicants complete the USMLE EXAM Step 1 . We do not accept any other board scores.
- Three letters of recommendation. Note: We require that one be from an emergency medicine physician. We accept the CORD Standard Letters of Recommendation (SLOR) forms.
- Applicants with previous residency experience must submit letters from their previous program director.
Foreign/International Medical Graduate applications must include:
- A copy of your ECFMG certification.
- Copies of all: ECFMG, FMGEMS, FLEX scores.
- At least three letters of recommendation.
Note: We require that one be from an emergency medicine physician and at least two of these letters must originate from the U.S.A.
- The hospital accepts ONLY J1 visas.
- One year of U.S. clinical experience is required.
- Graduation from medical school not more than two years ago.
- No failing scores on Parts I and II of USMLE.
Linda Regan, M.D., FACEP,
Residency Program Director
Deadlines and Interview Scheduling:
1. We begin reviewing completed applications after the Dean’s letter is released October 1.
2. Deadline for submitting applications is December 1.
3. We do not review incomplete applications after this date.
4. We notify candidates accepted for interviews by email.
5. Interviews will be scheduled between November 1 and January 31.
The interview day begins with a program overview by the Residency Directors. That is followed by Chairman's Hour, a lunch with the residents, a tour of The Johns Hopkins Hospital, and interviews with three faculty members. Your day will end around 4:30 p.m. You will be invited to attend an applicant reception with current residents the evening before your interview day.
The Johns Hopkins Department of Emergency Medicine Residency Program