How to Apply for Pediatric Residency Program

Thank you very much for your interest in the pediatric residency program at The Children’s Hospital at Saint Peter’s University Hospital in New Brunswick, New Jersey. The Saint Peter's University Hospital Pediatric Residency Program is a three-year program that accepts eight residents per residency training year. We are affiliated with The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Our residents rotate to the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) for a total of three months during the three years of training. We have a very dedicated, experienced and enthusiastic faculty with outstanding clinical facilities and an excellent educational program.

Eligible applicants are selected on the basis of their preparedness, aptitude, academic credentials, personal characteristics, and ability to communicate. In the process of selecting residents, the hospital does not discriminate against any candidate with regard to sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

Please note the following:

  • We require passing USMLE or COMLEX scores.
  • We will consider highly qualified candidates on H1-B or J-1 visas.
  • U.S. clinical experience is preferred but not required.
  • There is no cut-off time after graduation from medical school.
  • International Medical Graduates must have a valid ECFMG certificate.
  • Observerships are not offered through our program.
  • Interviews are typically conducted from October through January.
  • Applications to our program for PL-1 positions are accepted through ERAS (Electronic Residency Application Service) only. Please refer to ERAS for required documentation.
  • Candidates selected for interviews will receive a letter via e-mail.

For additional information, contact:

Kuan Chen
Residency Program Coordinator
Pediatrics Department

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