The application process is open to candidates through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). Only electronically submitted applications are considered. Successful applicants are expected to enroll in the National Residency Matching program (NRMP).
Applicants are screened based on their USMLE scores, letters of recommendation and personal statement.
The application criteria include but is not limited to the following:
Applicants that are invited for interview meet with program director and at least with one faculty member. Applicants are given a hospital tour and meet with members of the housestaff. At the end of the interview season, the department prepares a rank order list and the latter is submitted to the NRMP.
*For candidates who match at Lincoln Medical Center and are not American citizens, ECFMG provides sponsorship for J1 visa.
*Virtual Interview Process*
Applicants will be invited for virtual interview - CISCO WEBEX. Candidates will interview with program director and at least with one faculty member. Applicants will be given a virtual hospital tour.
A virtual interview tutorial will be sent to candidates to help them navigate through the process.
For any questions related to the program and/or application process, our program office can be contacted at LincolnTransitionalYear@nychhc.org.
Lincoln Transitional Year Program ERAS ID 9993500257
Lincoln Transitional Year Program NRMP ID 1484999P0