Application Information | Psychiatry Residency Program | MedStar Health

Each year, the MedStar Georgetown Psychiatry Residency Training Program accepts applications for nine PGY-1 positions. All applications must be submitted through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).

Interviews are by invitation only and are a required component of the application process. All interviews will be virtual this year and will take place between October 18th, 2021, and January 31st, 2022. The interview is designed to provide applicants with exposure to different aspects of our program and to "meet" some of our residents and faculty.

Qualifications considered in the selection process include:

  • Global performance in medical school, including:
    • Dean's letter
    • Class rank
    • Transcript
    • Continuity of medical education
  • Personal statement/Motivation for Psychiatry
  • USMLE and/or COMLEX examination scores
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation
  • Curriculum vitae
  • ECFMG certification, if applicable. For International Medical Graduates, we will accept only a J-1 visa sponsored by the ECFMG

Further inquiries regarding the application process should be directed to:

Beth Sweeney
Administrator, Residency Programs
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
Department of Psychiatry
2115 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Suite 200
Washington, D.C., 20007
202-944-5372 (Office)
202-944-5404 (Fax)
beth.a.sweeney@gunet.georgetown.edu

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