Application Information

Application Deadline November 1, 2017
Number of Positions 6
Program Start Date July 1, 2018
National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) Yes

Application

We will be accepting applications via the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) through November 1, 2017.

All applications MUST be complete for an applicant to be considered for our program. This includes all of the following:

  • A completed AAMC-NRMP application for residency
  • An official copy of your USMLE scores
  • An official medical school transcript
  • AT LEAST three letters of recommendation from faculty members familiar with your performance
  • Dean’s Letter

Please note that we do not accept hard copies of applications.

Interview

A carefully selected pool of applicants will be offered interviews on campus. Invitations to interview will be offered in mid-October, and interviews held on the following dates:

  • Thursday, November 16, 2017
  • Thursday, November 30, 2017
  • Thursday, December 7, 2017
  • Thursday, December 14, 2017

Sample Interview Day

7:00 AM Coat Check/Materials Distribution; Breakfast
7:15 AM Meet the Program Directors
7:30 AM Morbidity & Mortality Conference/Grand Rounds
9:00 AM Program Introduction
Resident Slide Show
10:00 AM Faculty Interview #1
10:30 AM Faculty Interview #2
11:00 AM Resident Interview
11:20 AM Program Director Interview
12:00 PM Lunch at Faculty Club
1:00 PM Hospital Tours
2:00 PM Departure

Timeline

August
  • MyERAS website opens to residency applicants to begin working on their applications.
  • Residency applicants may begin selecting and applying to programs.
September
  • Medical schools, ECFMG, NBME and NBOME begin transmitting residency-supporting documents.
October
  • Invitations for interviews offered
November
  • Application deadline November 1st
  • Applicant interviews
December
  • Applicant interviews
March
  • NRMP match results are made available.
June
  • Residents report for orientation

Contact

Sabrina Xhaferaj
Medical Education Manager
sd2817@columbia.edu
212-305-2376