Residency Application and Matching Resources

Explore career options and begin the residency application process using resources on the Courseworks Career Advising Project website (login required) and those from the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP), and the American Medical Association (AMA). We organized this content into three categories based on topic and needs, as follows:

Career Options

These resources are found on Courseworks:

  • Shadowing and other opportunities
  • P&S Match Lists by specialty
  • P&S Residency Advisors
  • Suggested electives by specialty
  • P&S Evaluating a Residency Program
  • P&S Graduating Class Contacts by Specialty

In addition, external organizations provide:

Self-Assessment

This resource is found on Courseworks:

  • P&S Match Profile Data

In addition, external organizations provide:

Preparing Applications

These resources are found on Courseworks:

  • P&S Residency Guide
  • Early Match and National Resident Matching Program's Timeline
  • Letter of recommendation guidelines
  • Letter of recommendation waiver
  • Sample CV
  • Personal statement tips
  • How to evaluate a residency program
  • PowerPoints after class meetings on residency and interviewing
  • Common interview questions
  • Alumni Interview Hosting Request Form

In addition, external organizations provide: