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Application Process

The first step in applying to the Department of Urology must be accomplished by submitting through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).

A complete packet consists of the following documents:

  • CV
  • Application
  • Personal statement
  • Three letters of recommendation (one of which should come from your Urology Department Chair or Section Head)
  • Medical school transcript
  • USMLE Step 1 score

The deadline for applications to be considered for review is October 1.

Our department has a team of urology faculty members who collaborate to screen 300+ applications each interview season. Final recommendations are provided to the Program Director Piruz Motamedinia, MD. Resident selection is based on a consensus of the urology faculty members.

Resident selection is based on an evaluation of:

  • Academic performance in medical school, including a Dean's Letter, grades, awards, AOA membership, class rank if available and score from Part I of the Boards
  • Extracurricular activities and accomplishments
  • Interview and interpersonal skills
  • Personal statement
  • Personal recommendation letters
  • Satisfactory completion or anticipated completion of an accredited school of medicine in the United States or Canada
  • Demonstrated commitment to a career in Urology through scholarly activities and participation in clinical urology activities

We accept three (3) trainees per year.