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All applicants are required to meet the eligibility and selection requirements in accordance with the Essentials of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. NYU Langone Hospital—Long Island does not discriminate regarding sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Applicants are considered eligible for appointment to an ACGME-accredited residency or fellowship program if they meet the following qualifications:

  • Graduates of medical schools in the United States and Canada accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME)
  • Graduates of colleges of osteopathic medicine in the United States accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA)
  • Graduates of medical schools outside the United States and Canada who meet one of the following qualifications:
    • Have received a currently valid certificate from the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates.
    • Have a full and unrestricted license to practice medicine in a U.S. licensing jurisdiction.
  • Graduates of medical schools outside the United States who have completed a Fifth Pathway program provided by an LCME-accredited medical school
  • A U.S. citizen, permanent resident or a person with a visa with authorization to train in the U.S. during the term of the appointment.

Candidates for initial residency positions at NYU Langone Hospital—Long Island are to apply through ERAS.

The Program Director/Office of Academic Affairs is responsible for verification of applicants’ credentials. Primary verification of all credentials is required. The following documentation, at a minimum, is required:

  • Certification of graduation from any accredited medical school or ECFMG certified medical institution. This documentation must originate from the academic institution granting the degree and have the proper seal of the institution.
  • At least two letters of recommendation.
  • Documentation accounting for any lapses between the end of medical school and the present.
  • Proper documentation of employment and/or work performed since graduation from medical school.
  • USMLE or COMLEX board scores demonstrating successful completion.

For more information, please contact our Program Coordinators at or

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