How to Apply

Thank you for your interest in the University of Louisville Pediatric Residency Program. Each year, we accept 24 categorical pediatric residents, 2-3 pediatric neurology residents and 5 med/peds residents. We accept residency applications at the PGY-1 level only. Applicants must receive their medical degree and successfully pass USMLE Parts I and II and the Clinical Skills exam by the start of training.

For Medicine/Pediatrics application information, click here.

Fellowship application information can be found on each fellowship’s webpage. See a list of available fellowship programs.

Application Packet

We accept applications only via the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). The following information must be included in your application to be considered complete. Applications that do not include this information will not be considered.

  • ERAS Common Application Form
  • CV
  • Personal Statement
  • Dean’s Letter
  • 3 letters of recommendation (minimum)
  • Medical School Transcript
  • USMLE/COMLEX Step I Score Report
  • USMLE/COMLEX Step 2 Score Report (when available)
  • USMLE/COMLEX Step 2 CS Score Report (when available)*
  • Recent Photograph (requested, not required)

*The USMLE Step 2 Clinical Skills Exam has been temporarily suspended for the 2020-21 application cycle.

For International Medical Graduates and International Applicants, please review the additional information required for your application.

Application Deadline

Applications are accepted October 21 - December 1 this year. All materials must be received by December 1 to be considered complete.

Additional Application Information

  • We do not have minimum board score requirements.
  • Applicants must have graduated from medical school within the past 2 years.
  • Second looks will be offered in late January or early February. For 2020-2021, second looks will be offered virtually.