All Categorical, Medicine/Pediatrics, Triple Board and Child Neurology applications should be directed through ERAS (Electronic Residency Application Service) which transmits residency applications, letters of recommendation, Dean's Letters, transcripts, and other supporting credentials to residency programs using the internet. Physicians or students interested in the Pediatric Residency Program at the University of Utah may access ERAS through the dean's office of their medical school. International Medical Graduates should apply through the ECFMG office.

Except for unusual circumstances, all University of Utah PL-1 positions are filled through the NRMP (National Resident Matching Program).

The Categorical Pediatrics, Medicine/Pediatrics, Triple Board and Child Neurology programs each have separate NRMP match numbers. Please visit the NRMP website for more information.

Our Process

Interviews are conducted Monday, Tuesday and Friday during the months of November-January, depending on the number of applicants. We encourage you to apply early since our calendar fills up very quickly, particularly during December and January. If you have questions regarding the application process, please contact:

Adriana Kiewra
Administrative Program Coordinator – Residency Program Coordinator

For a printable pdf version of our brochure, please click here.


Pediatric Residency Interviews are conducted on Monday, Tuesday, and Friday beginning in November and ending in January.

Please contact our office for the exact dates our interviews will take place.

  • November:  4, 5, 8, 11, 12, 15, 18, 19, 22, 25, 26
  • December:  2, 3, 6, 9, 10, 13, 16, 17, 20
  • January:  3, 6, 7, 10, 13, 14, 17

*These dates are subject to change.

The University of Utah School of Medicine does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, disability, or veteran's status.

Medical Student Electives in Pediatrics

The Department of Pediatrics offers specialized and general pediatric elective programs to fourth year medical students from accredited medical schools in the United States. Interested students should contact:

Office of Student Affairs
University of Utah School of Medicine

Or you may also contact the medical student coordinator for the Department of Pediatrics for more information:

Ashley Crompton
Administrative Program Coordinator – Medical Student Coordinator


U.S. Graduate Requirements

  • Applications will only be accepted through ERAS (Electronic Residency Application Service).
  • For DO applicants, the USMLE is required.
  • A minimum of two letters of recommendation and a maximum of four may be submitted through ERAS. Our program does not require a Chairman's letter.

International Medical Graduate Requirements

The following outlines our requirements for International Medical Graduates:

  • Applications will only be accepted through ERAS (Electronic Residency Application Service).
  • Green card, J-1 Visa (ECFMG-sponsored) or documentation of U.S. citizenship. The University of Utah only accepts J-1 visas; no exceptions.
  • Valid ECFMG certificate with Clinical Skills Assessment certification.
  • Evidence of a minimum of six months of experience in the United States, in which two of those months MUST BE clinical experience. Research is not counted as clinical experience.
  • Two letters of recommendation from U.S. physicians with whom you have worked.
  • Medical School graduation date preferred within the last 5 years.
  • Minimum USMLE scores of: Step One = 240, Step Two = 240, Step Three = 240
All applications are screened by a committee, and selected applicants are invited for an interview. All interns (PGY-1) are selected through the National Resident Match Program. We welcome your application based on the above criteria.

Contact Us

Phone: 801-662-5700

Program Director

Bruce Herman