If you're a graduate of an accredited US or Canadian medical school, please submit your application through the Electronic Residency Application System (ERAS). Once your application has been reviewed, you will receive an e-mail stating if you have been invited for an interview. If you are invited, please call Kathy Trace at (614) 722-4414 to make arrangements.
International Graduates Policy for Pediatrics
All physicians who have graduated from medical schools outside of the United States or Canada must have completed one year of postgraduate training in an accredited pediatric or IM/PEDS residency training program in the United States or Canada since graduation from medical school and PRIOR to submitting an application for residency training at our hospital. Foreign medical graduates are expected to have a J1 visa. Exceptions to this visa requirement must be approved by the Designated Institutional Official, the Program Director, and the Senior Vice President - Human Resources in advance of the match and/or letter of offer. In addition, all applicants must be eligible to participate in the National Residency Match Program.
If you meet the above requirements, you will be considered for a position in our residency training program. If you do not meet the above requirements, you cannot be considered for a position at this time.
Required Application Materials
(MUST BE SENT THROUGH ERAS)
- CAF (Common application form)
- Three recommendation letters (chairman's letter is optional)
- Dean's Letter
- Medical School Transcripts
- USMLE or COMLEX Scores (STEP 2 scores must be received by Feb. 10)
- Personal Statement
How to Arrange an InterviewAfter your application materials have been reviewed (through ERAS), you will receive an e-mail from the program stating the status of your application. When invited, please call Kathy Trace at 614-722-4414 or email her to schedule your personal interview.
When to Interview
The interview season begins October 12, 2017 and ends January 19, 2018. Please view the calendar below for our specific interview days. For other questions, please call Kathy Trace at (614) 722-4414.
- The maximum number of interviews scheduled each day is nine.
- December is the busiest month for interviewing.
- Please submit your application through ERAS as soon as possible to allow plenty of time to review your file and still have ample time to schedule your interview when you want it.
What to Expect During the Course of the Interview Day
|7:50 a.m.||Applicant arrives/ Continental Breakfast/ Morning Presentation|
|8:30 - 9:30 a.m.||Tour with a chief resident|
9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
|Meet with a Program Director plus (2) interviews with faculty members|
|11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.||Lunch/ Conference|
|1:30 p.m.||Return to hotel/ Interview day is over|
Where to Report
Download details regarding evening before arrival, morning of interview arrival, and dinner specifics. If you have any questions, please call Kathy Trace at (614) 722-4414.
Where to Stay Overnight
The program will cover the cost for a room and valet parking at The Westin Columbus for applicants needing accommodations the evening before their interview. A credit card will be required at check-in for any additional charges.
You do not need to make your reservation. Our office will handle all reservations.
Transportation will be provided from the hotel to the hospital the morning of your interview and back to the hotel at the end of your interview day (A late checkout of 2:30 p.m. has been guaranteed).