Applying to the UC Davis Emergency Medicine Residency Program
We participate in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP #104611C0) and adhere to all applicable guidelines. We only accept applications for civilian positions via the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). The deadline for receipt of applications is November 1st. However, we will continue to accept letters of recommendation after this date.
All application materials for civilian positions must be received through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). No paper application materials, including curricula vitae, will be accepted.
- Three letters of recommendation
- Minimum one Standardized Letter of Evaluation (SLOE) from Emergency Medicine faculty (core EM, subspecialty, education committte, or clerkship director)
- Competitive applicants will have completed at least two EM rotations and will provide a SLOE from each rotation
- Dean's letter (MSPE)
- Medical school transcripts
- USMLE scores (Steps I & II required for rank)
- Personal statement
- Curriculum vitae (ERAS formatted CV acceptable)
All applications are screened by our selection committee. Committee members are faculty of the Department of Emergency Medicine. Interviews will be scheduled between November and January.
A sample resident appointment contract letter for the UC Davis Medical Center can be found here (PDF).
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Emergency Medicine offers tremendous professional and personal rewards for those who enjoy its challenges. We look forward to the opportunity to help you prepare for those challenges.
For more information about our residency program, call (916) 734-8570, fax (916) 734-7950, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or write to:
- Residency Program Coordinator
- Emergency Medicine Residency Program
- UC Davis Medical Center
- 2315 Stockton Boulevard
- Sacramento, CA 95817
Important Application Information
A requirement for acceptance into a residency program in the State of California is that an applicant is eligible for medical licensure. The Medical Board of California requires that all residents (regardless of their specialty) be licensed prior to the start of the PG-III training year.
The State of California, in conjunction with the Medical Board of California, passed AB3479 (September 1994) that established a four-week family practice curriculum requirement. Therefore, in order to be eligible for licensure you must meet this requirement.
If you have any questions as to whether or not your medical school curriculum meets the requirement for licensure in the State of California, please contact the Medical Board directly at (916) 263-2344.