The Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV Pediatrics Residency Program accepts applications through the Electronic Residency Application System (ERAS) only and cannot accept applications in any other format. The school does not offer positions outside of the Match.
Note: We are currently not accepting applications from international medical graduates regardless of citizenship.
Completed applications include:
- ERAS Application
- MSPE (Dean's letter) or equivalent
- USMLE or COMLEX transcripts
- Medical school transcript
- Minimum of 3 letters of recommendation with at least one being from a Pediatric rotation (preferred)
- Detailed education and work history
- Personal statement
- Passport-sized photograph
Applications are accepted and reviewed at the beginning of the season and interviews are conducted from October through December. Applicants meeting interview criteria set forth by the recruitment committee are sent invitations through ERAS email as soon as their applications have been reviewed and processed.
Interview dates are available to invited candidates on a first-come, first-serve basis. We maintain a cancellation/waiting list for all dates and can sometimes accommodate requests for dates previously filled if space subsequently becomes available. During the 2021-2022 ERAS season, all interviews will be conducted via Zoom on Mondays, starting October 4th, 2021, through the end of December.
Sunday Night (before your interview day) - Zoom meet and greet session, from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. PST, with current UNLV Pediatrics Residents.
Monday - We will have two interview groups: morning session from 8:30 - 11 a.m. PST and an afternoon session from 12:30 - 3 p.m. PST, which, if invited, you will partake in one. During this time, you will be interviewed by our program leadership and faculty, watch virtual tours, learn more about the program and life in Las Vegas.