Neurology Residency Application Process

The Neurology Residency at Wake Forest School of Medicine is a four-year categorical program that includes a PGY-1 year in internal medicine at Wake Forest. Applicants are not required to have a separate interview with the Department of Internal Medicine.

We offer six neurology residency positions per year.

Application Process

Students interested in pursuing the Neurology Residency program are required to apply through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) and the National Residency Match Program (NRMP) with the documents listed below.

Candidates who are selected to interview will be notified by email of available dates to schedule an interview.

Submitting an Application

  1. Complete your application through ERAS
  2. Register with the NRMP

Required Documents

As part of the ERAS process, prospective residents will need to submit the following documentation:

  • Completed ERAS application
  • USMLE Step I, and II (Required for both MD and DO Medical Students)
  • MSPE uploaded by their school's Deans Office
  • Medical School Transcript
  • ECFMG Certification (Foreign Medical School graduates only)
  • Personal statement or letter of interest explaining career choice and goals
  • Three letters of recommendation to be addressed to the program director
  • Current photograph (Preferred but not required)

Interviews Process

Invitations for interviews will be sent via ERAS from our residency coordinator.

Foreign Medical Graduates

We accept foreign medical graduates into our program. We look for well-qualified candidates and prefer applicants that have had U.S. clinical experience within the application year. If you need work authorization, our institution accepts J-1 Visas, Employment Authorization Documentation (EAD) and green cards.