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Blank Children's Residency Program

Apply for Pediatric Residency Program

Applications for our program are only accepted through the Electronic Application Service (ERASĀ®), a program of the Association of American Medical Colleges. Applications are reviewed from September 15th to early December.

Our selection process is based upon multiple factors, including general academic performance, clinical performance, letters of recommendation, personal statements, and personal qualities and achievements. Interviews will be conducted from November to mid-January.

Eligibility Requirements: 

  • Passing scores on USMLE Step 1 and Step 2 or COMLEX Step 1 and Step 2

  • A minimum of three letters of recommendation

  • Dean's Letter

  • Medical School Transcript

  • Personal Statement justifying why you would be a good candidate for the Blank Children's Pediatric Residency Program

  • Medical School graduation date within the last five years

  • Photograph uploaded to your ERAS application

  • We do not require a "Chairman's Letter"

Additional Information for International Medical Graduates:

  • UnityPoint Health sponsors the J1 visa

  • Previous clinical experience in the United States is strongly preferred