Application Process

Applicants posing in front of UVA Pegasus

Application Process

UVA Emergency Medicine offers 12 categorical PGY-1 Emergency Medicine Resident positions each year through the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP).  We accept applications only through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). A complete application includes:

  • NRMP application form
  • Medical School Dean’s Letter
  • United States Medical Licensing Exam Scores – no minimum required score
    (Step 1 required, Step 2 optional)
  • Medical School Transcripts
  • Minimum of one SLOE
  • Personal Statement

We do accept J-1 Visas.

Once a complete application has been received through ERAS, a selection committee will review it. Interviews are by invitation only and will be scheduled on Tuesdays and Thursdays between November and December.

Interview Season 2023-2024

Interviews will be via Zoom from November 2023 through January 2024.


Aileen Watchko, MA
Emergency Medicine Medical Education Administrator

Phone: (434) 982-1800
Fax: (434) 243-2924

Department of Emergency Medicine
P.O. Box 800699
Charlottesville, VA 22908