Application Information

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Applications are all through the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP). We offer four positions each year for our five-year categorical program. We also have a reserved position beginning in July 2023 for someone who has completed or will complete at least 2 years of Pediatrics training by that time. The training will begin in July 2023 with the three years of Neurology.

Applicants need to submit only one application for each program [note that categorical applicants DO NOT need to submit a separate application to the Pediatrics residency]:

  • Categorical program code: 1293185C0
  • Reserved program code: 1293185R0

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Frequently Asked Questions

1. How will the University of Michigan Child Neurology Residency Program be conducting interviews this year?

The University of Michigan has made an institutional decision that all interviews will be virtual for the 2022-2023 recruitment season.

2. When are interviews?

Our interviews will range from October through December 2022.

3. Are you hosting any open houses?

Yes! We’ll be hosting virtual open houses on 8/8/22 or 9/19/22 from 7-8pm EST. See our Residency Open Houses page and click on one of these links to register: 8/8 and 9/19.

4. Who is eligible to apply?

  • Our categorical program requirements align with those of our Pediatrics residency: click here for a complete list

Requirements for both categorical and reserved programs:

  • Graduates (or expected graduates) from a medical school in the United States or Canada accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education or the American Osteopathic Association
  • Graduates (or expected graduates) from a medical school outside the United States found on the Medical Schools Recognized by the Medical Board of California list
  • International medical graduates must hold a current, valid certificate from the ECFMG
  • Applicant must be a US citizen, carry an F-1 or J-1 visa, or have permanent resident status (green card)
  • All applicants must have taken and passed the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) Step I or Comprehensive Osteopathic Medical Licensing Examination of the United States (COMLEX-USA) level 1
  • Applicants for the categorical program must have taken and passed Step II CK or COMLEX-USA level 2 at least three months prior to the start of training
  • Applicants for the reserved position should have passed all USMLE or COMLEX-USA exams (including Step III or COMLEX-USA level 3) by the time of application

We are committed to holistic review, and do not have a minimum score or grade requirements.

5. What matching program and application service do you accept?

Our Child Neurology program participates in the NRMP Main Residency Match and in the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). Applicants must register with both NRMP and ERAS to participate in the services of each.

6. Whom should I contact if I have questions about my application?

Please contact Teri Behnke.