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How to Apply

Pediatric Residency Program

Interested candidates will need to create an account with the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) program from the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC). Candidates can access the ERAS program by visiting the AAMC FREIDA website, program code: 3200332020.

ERAS Website


  • Application to be submitted through ERAS
  • Three letters of recommendation (does not have to include a letter from the Chairman of Pediatrics)
  • Passing USMLE/COMLEX 1 scores to be considered for an interview
  • Passing USMLE/COMLEX 1 and 2 scores submitted before rank list submission
  • U.S. Pediatric Inpatient Experience

Please note we do not sponsor any visas.

What to Expect on Your Interview Day

  • Social gathering the night before with residents
  • Overview with the program director
  • Faculty interview
  • Program director interview
  • Tour of Phoenix Children's
  • Observation of rounds at Phoenix Children's
  • Tour of Maricopa Medical Center
  • Lunch with residents
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