FAQ's

FAQ's

The Department of Radiology at U of L

FAQs

Do you offer away rotations for interested medical students?

Yes, please contact Missy Klotz at the Office of Medical Student Affairs: kmklot01@louisville.edu. You must apply via VSAS.

When is the application deadline?

Our application deadline is October 15th each year.

What is needed for an application?

We only accept applications via ERAS (Electronic Residency Application System), and the following must be submitted for consideration: ERAS application, three letters of recommendation (at least one radiology letter is highly recommended), ECFMG status, USMLE transcript, medical school transcript, and personal statement.

Do I need to apply for a preliminary year?

Yes, candidates match separately for preliminary years. The University of Louisville Internal Medicine program is excellent and candidates invited for a Radiology interview may be able to arrange for an interview in the Department of Medicine on the same day.

Do you have a minimum score requirement?

There is no absolute cutoff, but our current program's average USMLE score is 230.

Do you accept international graduates into your program?

We consider all applications submitted to us, however, we do give precedence to LCME schools. Additionally, ECFMG Certification is required by time of application, and citizenship or a J1 Visa is required.

Do you consider applications from D.O.s?

Yes, but USMLE scores are still required.

How many residency positions are available?

Five positions are available each year.

Are educational funds available?

The Department is committed to providing residents with a generous CME allowance. Each resident receives $500 per year continuing medical education allowance which can be used for medical books (discount available through UofL's bookstore), registration fees, attendance at professional society meetings, etc. Unused funds may be carried forward from year to year, and you may use your 4th year funds during your 3rd year. The Department also pays for registration fees for core exam review courses and provides additional monies to cover travel expenses. One lab coat and one personalized jacket are provided to each incoming resident, and an additional $400 is placed into your CME account to offset the expense of a tablet, which is required. In all, the average resident will be provided with about $5000 worth of CME benefits.

How much vacation time is provided?

Residents are entitled to four weeks of vacation per year.

Do you offer couples match?

Yes, we do participate in ERAS’s couples match.