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Eligibility & Application Requirements

We aim to train highly qualified, community-focused physicians for our region and state. We recruit residents likely to succeed in our residency programs and whose academic records, including licensure examinations and/or class rank, demonstrate success and predict attainment of specialty certification following residency.

PGY-1 Applicants must apply through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). The following documents are required and can be submitted through ERAS:

  • Personal statement
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • MyERAS Application Form
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Medical school transcript
  • Medical school performance evaluation (Dean's letter)
  • USMLE or COMLEX transcript
  • Photograph
  • Current ECFMG status report (for international medical graduates only)

Before submitting an application, please review the eligibility criteria for qualifications:   

Eligibility Criteria (PDF)

The University of Oklahoma, in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, political beliefs, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. This includes, but is not limited to:  admissions, employment, financial aid, housing, services in educational programs or activities, or health care services that the University operates or provides.

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Appointment to a residency or fellowship program and retention in that program follow policy set forth by both the College of Medicine and the State Board of Medical Licensure and Supervision. It is important that residents are aware of requirements not only for appointment, but for continued training as well. Specific concerns relate to licensing examination rules and regulations that if not met in a timely fashion can cause interruption from or termination from programs.

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