How to Apply

Residents are selected at the postgraduate year-one level through the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP). Applications will be accepted only through the ERAS (Electronic Residency Application System) with a November 1st deadline. We encourage you to apply early to ensure that interview spots are still available. The selection process aims to holistically evaluate candidates’ applications, including academic achievements, letters of recommendation, and evidence of professional qualifications such as scholarly work, advocacy, and other achievements. Selected applicants will be offered a virtual interview.

Click here to view a resident sample employment document.

Admission Standards

  • International applicants must be ECFMG certified and current.
  • We sponsor J-1 visas only.
  • Applicants must have some clinical experience in the U.S. within the past year. Research and/or observerships do not qualify as clinical experience.
  • Applicants must have completed medical school within the past three years.  For further admission criteria and benefits, see our information on FREIDA
  • We require three letters of recommendations with at least one from a physician practicing in the U.S.
  • We do not fill positions outside of the NRMP match.
  • Meeting the above criteria does not guarantee that an interview will be offered.

Contact Us

Megan Houston
Residency Administrator
(864) 455-7844
Megan.Houston@prismahealth.org