Residency training in urology at Emory University is a five-year academic training program that includes one year of training in general surgery, followed by four years of training in urologic surgery. A portion of the first year—a three-month segment (25%) of the internship—is also allocated to urology training. Four residents per year are selected from a large applicant pool (350 applicants) through the urology match performed by the American Urological Association (AUA). Applicants are interviewed during their senior year of medical school and commitments are made through the AUA matching program.
All applications are processed through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) (Paper applications will not be accepted). Applicants matching in urology at Emory University are required to do their general surgery training at Emory University. Following completion of the urology match in January 2017, accepted residents will be matched through the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) for the pre-urology training in General Surgery under the preliminary program urology match number at Emory University in March 2017.
Application Open Date: September 15, 2016
Application Deadline: September 30, 2016
November 7, 2016 (Monday)
Specific information related to the interviews can be found here.
Application Packet includes:
1. Curriculum vitae
2. Personal statement of goals, interests, and accomplishments
3. Three letters of recommendation, at least one from Urology faculty
4. USMLE score reports for board exams completed
5. Medical school transcript
6. Dean's Letter (available to ERAS around early November)
7. ECFMG report, if applicable
Applicants will be offered interviews after a thorough review of their completed applications. Particular attention will be paid to the applicant's medical school grades/honors, USMLE scores, research activities, publications, letters of recommendation, interests and goals in pursuing a career in urology, and their overall suitability for the Emory Urology Residency Program and its missions. Full-day interviews for the selected applicants will inlcude an introductory group meeting, a tour Emory University residency affiliated hospitals and clinics with the Urology resident staff, and a series of individual interviews with faculty members of the Department of Urology.
Jenny Alff, C-TAGME
Urology Residency Program Coordinator
1365B Clifton Road NE, Suite 1400, Atlanta, GA 30322
(404) 778-4321 (Fax)