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How To Apply

Application Deadline

Our program utilizes the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). If interested in applying, please coordinate with the Dean’s office at your medical school to submit your application materials via ERAS. Our application deadline is December 1st, no exceptions.


In order to apply, you must complete the Common Application Form (CAF) on ERAS including the following:

  1. Dean’s Letter also known as the Medical Student Performance Evaluation (MSPE)
  2. Medical school transcript with current surgery grades
  3. At least 3 letters of recommendation
  4. Personal statement
  5. USMLE Step 1 scores
  6. Step 2 scores are not a requirement but should be shared if you have them
  7. Color photo

Foreign Medical Graduates

Graduates of medical schools outside the United States and Canada:

  1. We sponsor Visas
  2. Must have a current valid certificate from the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG)
  3. No more than 2 years out of medical school
  4. At least 1 year of US clinical experience required
  5. We cannot offer an interview unless you meet all of our qualifications

Contact Information

Christina Molahand
Residency Program Administrator, Department of Surgery
Phone: 718-904-2260
Fax: 718-904-4183

Debra Chambers
Residency Administrator, Department of Surgery
Phone: 718-696-2583
Fax: 718-881-5074

Sebrina McKelvey
Residency Administrator, Department of Surgery
Fax: 718-881-5074