How to Apply

Thank you for your interest in our Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation residency program at the University of Utah. Applications are only accepted through the Electronic Resident Application Service (ERAS). We participate in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) and adhere to their guidelines.

Deadline: October 26, 2018

Categorical position program code: 1732340C0


To be eligible for a residency appointment, an applicant must demonstrate completion of the medical school program, which can be satisfied in one of the following ways:

  • Graduate from an ACGME accredited school in the United States or Canadian medical school.
  • Graduate from of a medical school outside of the United States who meets one or more of the following qualifications:
    • Has a currently valid ECFMG certificate
    • Has a full and unrestricted license to practice medicine in a United States licensing jurisdiction, and is eligible for licensure in the State of Utah
    • Is a graduate of a medical school outside the United States who has completed a Fifth pathway program provided by an ACGME-accredited medical school

The PGY I year curriculum must meet the criteria established by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

All selected candidates will be required to comply with the Health Sciences Center Drug Testing Policy. Candidates for this program are selected based on their ability, academic credentials, communication skills and personal qualities.

The University of Utah School of Medicine does not discriminate on the basis of gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, race, age, religion, color, national origin, disability, genetic information, or veteran’s status.


The program will require the following documentation for application:

  • Completed ERAS (Electronic Residency Application Service) Application including the following:
    • Common application form (CAF) (may be printed in CV format)
    • Dean's letter
    • Medical school transcript
    • Photo (optional)
    • ECFMG status report (for IMGs only)
    • Personal statement
    • Three letters of recommendation (minimum)
    • USMLE or COMLEX transcript, step I & II 
    • Match number


Resident applicants wishing to transfer from another residency or internship program must include the following items (in addition to those listed above):

  • Letter from current program director
  • Notarized proof of graduation from medical school with date of graduation

International medical graduates must also include the following, in addition to those items listed above:

  • Copy of green card, Visa (J-1) or documentation of U.S. citizenship
  • Valid ECFMG certificate with Clinical Skills Assessment certification
  • Evidence of any previous training

Welcome From Our Residency Director

Pamela Hansen

Pam Hansen, MD

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Associate Program Director


Bradeigh Godfrey, DO


Adriana Garcia

Residency Program Manager
University of Utah Hospital
30 North 1900 East, 1C301 SOM
Salt Lake City, Utah 84132-2119

Telephone: 801-585-2589
Fax: 1-801-587-5757