Application Process

Applications are accepted through the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP), through ERAS only. The application deadline is December 31st. No paper applications will be accepted.

Interviews are scheduled by invitation October 29 through January 31. The Department will arrange and pay for hotel accommodations the night before the interview.

The following materials should be submitted through ERAS:

  • Letter from Dean of Medical School
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation (preferably, one Chairman's letter - but not required)
  • Medical School Transcript
  • CV and Personal Statement
  • Scores from the National Board of Medical Examiners (USMLE Step I & II)

Application correspondence should be addressed to:

Karin M. Hillenbrand, MD, MPH
Pediatric Program Director
Brody School of Medicine at ECU
Department of Pediatrics, Brody 3E139
Greenville, NC, 27834

Requirements for international medical graduates:

  • One year of residency training in the US or Canadian medical system (applicants without this experience will be considered if letters of support can attest to the ability of work in the US hospital system)
  • Successful passage of USMLE Step I and Step II on the first attempt
  • Graduation from medical school within the last 2 years (applicants out of med school more than 2 years prior to application may be considered on a case-by-case basis)
  • Eligible for ECFMG certification
  • Only J1 visas are sponsored by our hospital

For more information about the application and interview process contact:

Residency Coordinator
pedresidency@ecu.edu
(252) 744-3041