Applying for Residency

We are committed to admitting applicants of the highest quality from diverse backgrounds.

Number of Residents Accepted

Our program has 16 residency positions and we recruit for 4 positions each academic year. We interview approximately 50 applicants.

Submitting Your Application

We accept applications for our residency program through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS), beginning Sept. 15 of each year.

We comply with all regulations that are set by the National Residency Match Program (NRMP) and ERAS.

Our NRMP program code is 3099700CO.

We do not make residency offers outside of the match.


Dec. 31 of each year.

Eligibility Requirements

U.S. citizens and U.S. medical school graduates

You must have graduated from medical school within the last three years.

Non-U.S. citizens

We support J-1 visas. You must have graduated from medical school within 2 years and have at least 1 year of U.S. clinical experience.

International medical graduates

You must have a certificate from the Education Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) to be hired as a resident in our program. You must have graduated from medical school within 2 years and have at least 1 year of U.S. clinical experience.

Application Requirements

In addition to ERAS requirements, we ask for at least three letters of recommendation:

  • Chair/Department of Medicine
  • Chair/Department of Pediatrics
  • A faculty member in either pediatrics or internal medicine

We encourage you to send an additional, fourth letter from any of your clinical rotations.

Application Review

The time frame for applications and interviews follows that established by the National Resident Matching Program. You may submit your application as soon as ERAS allows. We encourage early submissions.


If our residency committee selects your application, you’ll receive an e-mail to set up an interview. Three faculty members will interview you. You’ll also meet our current residents and tour some of your clinical training sites.

We interview candidates from November through mid-January.

Contact Us

If you have questions, please contact:

Training Program Administrator

Ellen Dubie

Training Program Administrator, Combined Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Residency Program

Department of Medicine

77 Goodell Street, Suite 310, Buffalo, NY 14203

Phone: (716) 829-6921; Fax: (716) 849-5620