How to Apply

The University Hospitals St. John Medical Center Emergency Medicine Residency Program accepts PGY1 applications only through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) administered by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC).

Our program is listed as University Hospitals Community Consortium Program (UHCC/Westlake) Emergency Medicine Residency in ERAS.

We select candidates for PGY1 positions through the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP). Our match code is: 2189110C0

We will not offer positions outside of the NRMP Match.

We are unable to accept applications requiring ECFMG, J-1 or H1-B visa sponsorship.

We use email as our primary method of contact with applicants. Please check your email frequently.

Application Requirements:

The following documents are required when applying to our program. The Review Committee will not review any applications missing this documentation:

  • ERAS Common Application Form
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Dean’s Letter (MSPE) * applications will be reviewed prior to schools releasing the Dean’s Letter or MSPE
  • A minimum of three (3) letters of recommendation
  • Personal Statement
  • Photograph
  • Medical School Transcripts
  • USMLE and/or COMLEX transcripts


Interviews for the Emergency Medicine Residency Program will begin in October 2021 for the upcoming 2022-2023 Academic Year. Candidates will be interviewed by the Program Director, faculty members and current residents. All interviews will be virtual for this recruitment season and will be offered through video conferencing.

Decisions concerning employment are made upon the basis of the best qualified candidate without regard to race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, gender, sexual orientation or marital status in accordance with Federal and Ohio law. University Hospitals Parma Medical Center has a Non-Tobacco use policy. New hires are tested for all tobacco use as part of the pre-employment lab screening process. Anyone not passing the screening will not be employed

Visiting Medical Students

If you are a medical student interested in applying for an audition or elective rotation, please visit Visiting Medical Student Elective Rotations.