Application Process

All application material is to be submitted through ERAS (Electronic Residency Application Service). We participate in the NRMP (National Residency Matching Program) Medical Specialty Matching Service (SMS). Applicants must register separately with NRMP to participate in the Specialty Matching Service. Fill out all required ERAS application fields.

  1. Your personal statement should summarize your career goals in gastroenterology and any prior relevant experience.
  2. Provide ERAS with three or four letters of recommendation: one from your residency program director (required) and two to three additional letters of support for your application.
  3. Graduates of International Medical Schools must be certified by the ECFMG. International medical graduates may apply to the program and are advised that New York-Presbyterian Hospital will not petition or sponsor H visas. Only J-1 visas will be supported. Please note that neither New York-Presbyterian Hospital nor Columbia University Medical Center assumes responsibility for any associated fees or expenses related to the petition