The Neurology residency at The University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus participates in the Electronic Residency Application Service and the National Resident Matching Program. Applicants should apply to our Residency Program through these organizations.

To be eligible, candidates must graduate from an approved American or Canadian medical school or obtain ECFMG certification. To be considered for an interview with our program, we require clinical experience in the United States sufficient to ensure that the applicatn is competitive for a PGY-1 position in an ACGME-accredited program.

Interview Process for 2021 MATCH

After review of their application, candidates may be invited for an interview by the Resident Selection Committee. All interviews will be conducted virtually for the 2021 MATCH. Interviews will be a half-day in length, with both morning and afternoon options, and will be held twice a week. Candidates will have a presentation by the Program Director, interviews with several faculty members and our Division Chair, as well as an opportunity to meet with several of our current residents. More information will be provided to candidates who are invited to interview.

For your PGY-1 year

Prior to beginning training in neurology, a PGY-1 year with at least eight months of internal medicine is required at an ACGME-accredited institution in the United States.

The following materials must be submitted through ERAS

  • ERAS application 
  • Medical Student Performance Evaluation (MSPE)
  • 3 or more letters of recommendation
  • Medical school transcript
  • USMLE Step 1
  • Personal statement
  • Photograph
  • USMLE Step 2 (CK and CS). These are not required to be invited to interview, but should be submitted as soon as available.

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