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Residency Application Process


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The Neurosurgery Residency Program consists of seven-years of clinical training and accepts two positions each year filled through the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP).  Our NRMP code is 1848160C0.


The service is divided between the University of Kentucky and the Veteran’s Administrative Hospital.

 

How to Apply


Applications for each recruitment year, which begins in September, should be completed by October 31. Applications for this program are only accepted through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) and must include: 3 letters of recommendation (one from a neurosurgeon), personal statement, medical school and USMLE transcripts, and photo. *Step 1 is required to complete your application. A passing score of Step 2 is required by Match Day.

 

Links:

National Resident Matching Program (NRMP)

ERAS

 

When the review process is complete and applicants for interview have been determined, all those selected will be notified by email simultaneously, followed by telephone calls if no response is received within 24 hours.  Appointments are scheduled based on the order in which applicants respond because we can only accommodate a limited number of candidates each date.

 

The NRMP code is 1848160C0


Interview Dates:  October 27, 2016; November 3, 2016; November 10, 2016; November 17, 2016

 

Application deadline: October 20

 

Interview Information

All interviewees are invited to dinner with our residents the evening prior to their interview; spouses/significant others are welcome to attend.  We understand travel constraints may make it difficult to attend this dinner and attendance is not mandatory, but you are strongly encouraged to attend if possible.  These casual dinners provide opportunity for candidates to learn more about the program as well as Lexington.

Hotel Information

Courtyard Marriott

3100 Wall Street

Lexington, KY 40513

 

Please note: Our Program Coordinator will send your name to the hotel for arrival Wednesday and departure Thursday. We are making the reservation but you will be responsible for all charges at a corporate rate of $110. Should you make other arrangements, email Mrs. Sindelar at sthomps@uky.edu.

 

The hotel provides a shuttle to and from Bluegrass Airport. Direct line courtesy telephones to the hotel are located next to Baggage Claim.

The hotel is providing a shuttle to and from UK Hospital for resident candidates.

 

Contact Information

For any questions regarding the application process, Please Contact:

 

Stacey Sindelar

Neurosurgery Education Coordinator

sthomps@uky.edu
Phone: (859)323-6263
Fax: (859)323-1330