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Thank you for your interest in the combined Neurology/Psychiatry Residency Program at MUSC. We participate in NRMP and accept applications through ERAS only. Interviews are granted on a first come, first served basis.  Applicants with strong academic interests and a commitment to neuropsychiatry are encouraged to apply.

The following items must be received through ERAS (please go to the ERAS website for further instructions):

  • Common Application Form
  • Personal Statement
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Recent Photograph
  • Dean's Letter
  • Four Other Letters from medical school faculty (at least one from psychiatry faculty)
  • Official Medical School Transcript
  • Copy of USMLE or COMLEX board scores. Results of USMLE Step 2 (CK) should be received by February 1, 2012.

Applications from International Medical School Graduates including American citizens from medical schools outside the U.S. or Canada, must also include a valid copy of the ECFMG certificate, and Verification that you have worked at least 2 years in an American  Medical School or Hospital setting as a research assistant or observer. Applicants to our program must have graduated from medical school within the last three years, have minimum scores of 210 on both Steps 1 and 2 of the USMLE examinations, be fluent in both  written and spoken English, and submit 2 additional letters of recommendation from attending physicians where you obtained experience in an American hospital setting. With regard to VISA sponsorship, the program will determine its sponsorship of J1 VISAs on a case by case basis, however, we are currently not set up to support the H1B VISA process.

Thank you for your interest. We look forward to hearing from you. If you have any further questions, please contact:

Liz Puca, BA
Program Manager
MUSC Department of Psychiatry
67 President Street, MSC 861
Charleston, SC 29425
Phone: 843-792-0192