Resident Application | Pediatric Residency Program | Academic Programs | Department of Pediatrics | UC Davis Health

How to Apply

We only accept applications through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). Contact the Office of Student Affairs at your school for instructions on how to apply using ERAS.

Applicants should submit the following application materials via ERAS:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • One-page personal statement
  • Medical Student Performance Evaluation (MSPE)
  • Minimum Three (3) Letters of recommendation from faculty
  • Medical school transcript
  • USMLE Step 1 or COMLEX Level 1
  • USMLE Step 2 or COMLEX Level 2

All Applications are Screened by the Department of Pediatrics' Selection Committee

All applicants will be notified promptly by contacting ERAS as to when their application was received in the Residency Recruitment Office. All applications will be reviewed holistically.

Interview Days
All interviews will be virtual. We will be interviewing end of October through mid-December.

Social Nights
If you receive an invitation to interview with us, please consider attending one of our virtual Social Nights where you can meet our residents in an informal setting!

California Medical License Information

As of January 1, 2020, all residents will be required to hold either a Postgraduate Training License (PTL) or California Medical License, in order to participate in post graduate training in the State of California.

Please note: Effective March 1, 2017, all incoming residents and fellows must undergo a Substance Abuse Screening, Background Check, and Employee Health Screening prior to the first day of service.

International Medical Graduates

Requirements for International Graduates
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How to Reach Us

Contact Information

Residency Training Program
Department of Pediatrics, UC Davis Health
2516 Stockton Boulevard
Sacramento, CA 95817

Phone: 916-734-2428

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