How to Apply

Application

The Boston Medical Center Residency Program in Psychiatry participates in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP).  All applications must be processed through the Electronic Resident Application Service (ERAS).
Applicants must submit a complete ERAS application comprised of the following:

  • Three letters of recommendation. A chairman’s letter is not required, but is encouraged.
  • USMLE Transcript – Step 1 and Step 2 CS and CK results are required to be considered for interview and are also required to become a licensed trainee in the state of Massachusetts.  COMLEX scores are not accepted.
  • Official Medical School Transcript
  • Personal Statement
  • Medical Student Performance Evaluation (MSPE) letter
  • ECFMG certificate (for foreign medical graduates)

International Medical Graduates

  • All graduates of international medical schools must apply through the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG).
  • Must have had a minimum of one (1) year of “hands on” clinical experience in the U.S.  Observerships or research rotations do not meet this requirement.
  • No greater than three (3) years since the time of graduation from medical school
  • Boston Medical Center sponsors only the J-1 Visa.

Interviewing

Interview dates for 2017 are as follows:

  • November 18, 2017
  • November 30, 2017
  • December 2, 2017
  • December 16, 2017
  • January 13, 2018

Only those applicants with complete applications will be considered for an interview.  For any additional questions or more information, please contact:

Shauna Gaughan, M.Ed
Residency Program Coordinator
Addiction and Community Psychiatry Fellowship Coordinator                              
Boston Medical Center
Department of Psychiatry
720 Harrison Avenue, 9th Floor
Boston, MA 02118                                                                                                                            

Phone: 617-638-8540
Fax: 617-638-8535

E-mail: Shauna.Gaughan@bmc.org        

Jennifer Sikov
Residency Program Coordinator
Combined Family Medicine-Psychiatry Program Coordinator                              
Boston Medical Center
Department of Psychiatry
720 Harrison Avenue, 9th Floor
Boston, MA 02118                                                                                                                            

Phone: 617-638-8541
Fax: 617-638-8535

E-mail: Jennifer.Sikov@bmc.org