How to Apply

NRMP Program Code: 1094180C0

All applications are process through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) including applicants from Osteopathic Medical Schools applying for the Rotating Internship. Applications are processed as early as September and are accepted through December 1. All applications are reviewed and should include:

  1. A Completed ERAS Form
  2. Personal Statement
  3. Medical School Transcript
  4. Dean’s Letter
  5. Three (3) Current Letters of Recommendation

General requirement guidelines include the following:

  1. USMLE Parts 1 & 2, passed on the first attempt. Scores must be part of the application. Step 2 Clinical Skills must be completed prior to January 1.
  2. COMLEX Levels 1 & 2, passed on the first attempt. Scores must be part of the application.
  3. Medical school graduation (including required internship) should be within 5 years of residency application.
  4. Graduation from AOA accredited college of Osteopathic Medicine should be within the last 3 years and be a member of the AOA.
  5. Only the J-1 visas are available for those candidates who are not permanent residents. The University will NOT sponsor H1b Visas.
  6. Valid ECFMG certificate for foreign medical school graduates.

U.S. clinical experience is not necessary to apply or enter our program.

Interviews are by invitation only. Once the application is complete and reviewed, selected candidates will be invited by letter or e-mail and will be asked to call to schedule an interview date. Interviews are conducted on Thursdays beginning late October through the end of January.

The interview day begins at approximately 8 a.m. and ends at approximately 3 p.m. The applicant will visit Hartford Hospital and UConn Health. The day includes an opportunity to speak with faculty and house officers, and to tour the facilities. We also host a dinner for our applicants with our residents on the Wednesday evening prior to the interview at a local restaurant. This is a great chance to find out about the community, resident life, and answer any other questions you have in a more casual, relaxed setting. All applicants are welcome to return for a second visit.

All applicants considered for acceptance into any of the University of Connecticut’s Neurology Program will be scheduled for an interview with the Program Director and other faculty. The University of Connecticut selects from among eligible applicants on the basis of residency program-related criteria such as preparedness, ability, aptitude, academic credentials, communication skills, and personal qualities such as motivation and integrity. The University of Connecticut Neurology Residency Program does not discriminate with regards to sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, disability or any other applicable legally-protected status.

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The program does not discriminate with regard to sex, race, age, religion, color, disability or national origin.