Applying to the Program

We participate in the National Residency Match Program.  All applications should be submitted through the Electronic Residency Application System (ERAS).

  • Our deadline is November 1. All materials should be submitted to ERAS by this date of the year prior to which for you are matching.  
    • We require a dean's letter from your medical school. We also require three (3) letters of recommendation, one (1) of which must be from a pediatric faculty member. We require a medical school transcript, a CV and a personal statement. We also require that you have the USMLE Step 1 Score or COMLEX-Level 1 score at the time of your application.  We do not have a minimum USMLE score cutoff or requirement. A photograph is requested but not required.
  • NYP supports J-1 visas. Please contact our GME (Graduate Medical Education) Housestaff Office at (212) 746-4055.
    • U.S. clinical experience is highly desirable, but not required.
  • A two-and-a-half-day mandatory orientation begins mid-June for all incoming interns.

For housing information, visit the NewYork-Presbyterian Housing Cornell – East Campus webpage.

Pediatrics Weill Cornell Medicine Appointments & Referrals: (646) 962-KIDS (646) 962-5437 Chair's Office: Weill Cornell Medicine 525 E 68th St.
Box 225
New York, NY 10065 (646) 962-5437