Application FAQs

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General Application

What is your application deadline?
November 30

How many positions will you offer in next year's match?

Do you have a minimum year of graduation?
Yes, 3 years from application date. Special review maybe granted for exceptional circumstances.

Do you offer PGY 1 slots?
No, we are a 3-year (PGY 2-4) program.

Can I directly e-mail, mail or fax you my application?
No, we accept applications only through ERAS.

Do you have any unexpected openings in your program?
No, we are full.

International Medical Graduates

Do you require clinical experience in the U.S. to apply for your program?

Do you sponsor any visas?

How many IMGs (international medical graduates) are in your program?
1 of 18.

Is the ECFMG certificate required for application and interview?
Yes, the ECFMG certificate is required as part of the ERAS packet.

Do you accept foreign clinical service as one year of GME?
No. One year of preliminary training in an ACGME accredited residency program is required to enter our program as a PGY2.

General Questions

What about vacation?
Emory residents receive 15 working days of vacation, plus 12 sick days and University holidays each year.

Do residents get a book allowance?
Each resident is granted a book allowance during the course of residency, totaling $900.

Can residents moonlight?
It is the policy of Emory University School of Medicine to discourage patient care activities by residents outside the Training Program (moonlighting). This decision is strictly up to each individual Training Program.  
Moonlighting in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation cannot be undertaken without approval of the Program Director or Department Chair. If, at any time, moonlighting interferes with resident duties, moonlighting will not be permitted. It is understood that the activity is NOT part of the Training Program and the resident must make no representation which would indicate any responsibility by the Department Rehabilitation Medicine and by the University (i.e. wearing Emory training program coats, identification badges, etc. FURTHERMORE, NO MALPRACTICE COVERAGE IS PROVIDED FOR INDIVIDUALS WHILE MOONLIGHTING.

What are the resident salaries?
For this academic year:

  • PGY2 $56,738
  • PGY3 $58,515
  • PGY4 $60,984

Where do residents live?
Emory University is situated between midtown, Virginia Highlands, Decatur, and Druid Hills. Most residents choose to live nearby in those areas, as well as, Stone Mountain, Buckhead, Inman Park, and Toco Hills.

Where should I stay when I am in Atlanta?
Below are listed some hotels that are close to Emory University. You will need to make a reservation directly with them.

  • EMORY CONFERENCE CENTER HOTEL Address: 1615 Clifton Rd., Atlanta, GA Phone: 800-933-6679 Located on campus
  • UNIVERSITY INN Address: 1767 North Decatur, Rd., Atlanta, GA Phone: 800-654-8591 or 404-634-7327 Less than 1/2 mile from campus (walking distance)
  • HOLIDAY INN Address: 130 Clairmont Ave., Decatur, GA Phone: 800-225-6079 or 404-371-0204 Fax 404-377-2726 About 5 miles from Emory
  • HAMPTON INN Address: 1975 N. Druid Hills Rd., NE, Atlanta, GA Phone: 404-320-6600 Fax: 404-320-2994 About 5 miles from Emory