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To be eligible for our medical and surgical residency programs, candidates must meet the following criteria:

  • A graduate of a medical school in the United States or Canada accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME),
  • A graduate of a college of osteopathic medicine in the United States accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), or
  • A graduate of a medical school outside the United States and Canada who meets one of the following qualifications
    • Holds a currently valid certificate from the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates
    • Has completed a Fifth Pathway program provided by an LCME accredited medical school.
All applicants must be in one of the following categories:
  • A US citizen
  • A lawful permanent resident
  • Have a pending permanent resident status with valid Employment Authorization Card
  • Have political asylum with valid Employment Authorization Card
  • Refugee with valid employment Authorization Card
  • Qualify for a J-1 Visa (we do not sponsor H-1 Visas)
International Schools
Applicants from international schools should contact the ECFMG for further information
    Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates
    3624 Market Street
    PO Box 41673
    Philadelphia, PA 19101-1673
    phone: 215-386-5900
    fax: 215-387-9963
Applicants must be eligible for a Residency Training License granted by the North Carolina Board of Medical Examiners, or a Dental Permit granted by the North Carolina Board of Dentistry of applying for a position as a Dental Resident.

How to Apply
Many of our programs accept applications only through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). You may obtain forms and additional information about the ERAS process from your medical school dean's office or through the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC).

Applications for the following programs are accepted only through ERAS via electronic transmission. No other applications will be accepted.  Interviews will be scheduled by the programs and are by appointment only.

  • Cardiology Fellowship
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship
  • Dermatology
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Emergency Medicine/Internal Medicine
  • Family Medicine
  • Gastroenterology Fellowship
  • Geriatrics Fellowship
  • Hermatology/Oncology Fellowship
  • Infectious Disease Fellowship
  • Internal Medicine -- Categorical
  • Internal Medicine -- Preliminary
  • Internal Medicine/Pediatrics
  • Internal Medicine/Psychiatry
  • Interventional Cardiology Fellowship
  • Neonatology Fellowship
  • Nephrology Fellowship
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Pathology
  • Pediatrics
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation -- Advanced
  • Psychiatry
  • Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship
  • Sports Medicine Fellowship
  • Surgery -- Categorical
  • Surgery -- Preliminary
  • Thoracic Surgery
Inclusion Materials
Applications submitted through ERAS must include the following materials:
  • Application form
  • Personal statement (be sure to address your reasons for choosing your specialty, time gaps in educational programs, specific experiences you believe strengthen your application, research, publications, interests, etc.)
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Recent photograph (preferred, but not required)
  • Dean's letter
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Official transcript from your medical school
  • USMLE or COMLEX scores
  • ECFMG certificate if you are an international Graduate Medical Education
The following programs do not participate with ERAS. Please contact the program or check individual websites for specific application information.

Dental General Practice Residency
Alicia Harris, Program Coordinator
Brody School of Medicine at ECU
Diabetes Fellowship (non-ACGME)
1 year program for primary care physicians
Robert Tanenberg, MD, Program Director
600 Moye Blvd. Division of Endocrinology, Brody 3E-129

Cytopathology Fellowship
Heng Hong, MD Program Director
or Jennifer Cooper, Program Coordinator
Department of Pathology
Brody School of Medicine, 7S10
600 Moye Blvd.
Greenville, NC 27834
252.744.1229 or

Surgical Critical Care Fellowship
Eric Toschlog, MD, Program Director
or Christy Salazar, Program Coordinator
Brody School of Medicine
Department of Surgery
600 Moye Blvd., 2ED-212
Greenville, NC 27834

Women's Health Fellowship (non-ACGME)
Sandra Floyd, Program Coordinator or Emily Bray, MD
Department of Family Medicine
The Brody School of Medicine
Greenville, NC 27834
252.744.5517 or