Apply to a Program

The Department of Pediatrics Residency Programs participate in the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP). All applications are accepted exclusively through Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).


Application Procedures and Guidelines

  • Submit your application once ERAS opens, applications received by the MSPE release date are given priority consideration for interviews
  • Applications must be received by December 30
  • Interviews are scheduled through the months of November, December, and January
  • Interviews are scheduled on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, with the exception of holidays

Interview Selection Assessment Criteria

  • Completed ERAS application
  • MSPE
  • Medical School Transcript
  • USMLE Step I score above 210
  • COMLEX 1 score above 575
  • Three strong letters of recommendation (we do not require a Chair letter)
  • Personal Statement
  • Research Experience

Applications for Foreign Medical Graduates

Mandatory requirements for foreign medical graduates include the same criteria as US applicants plus all of the following:

  • One full year of United States experience
  • Medical school graduation within the past two years (unless already enrolled/completed domestic residency program)
  • Excellent communication in English - both written and verbal
  • Score above 220 on Step 1 and Step 2 of USMLE on the first attempt
  • Additional materials may be required
  • All programs only accept J1 visa

Thank you for your interest in the Medical University of South Carolina Children's Hospital and the Department of Pediatrics Residency Programs. MUSC is an equal opportunity employer and all applicants are given equal consideration.

We look forward to hearing from you! Here is how to reach us:

Rebecca Hasegawa, C-TAGME
Residency Coordinator
Phone: 843-792-8972

Internal Medicine/Pediatrics:
Krista Jackson, LMSW
Residency Coordinator
Phone: 843-792-0435

Child Neurology:
Rebecca Strickland
Residency Coordinator
Phone: 843-792-6004