How to Apply

Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Application Process

Applications to our program are conducted electronically through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) of the Association of American Medical Colleges, 2450 N. Street, N.D., Washington, D.C. 20037, FAX: (202) 828-1125. Information may be obtained through their web page.

Our ERAS application which utilizes the Universal Application will require a Dean's letter, medical school transcript, three recent (within 6 months) letters of recommendation, and USMLE documented scores for Parts 1, 2, and 3 if applicable.

All documents must be received and reviewed before an interview is scheduled. Interviews occur during the months of November, December, and January.

We also participate in the National Resident Matching Program and conform to their application deadlines.

Preference is shown to applicants having USMLE scores greater than 80, and to individuals who have demonstrated experiential interest in psychiatry.

The State of Nevada is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified persons are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, political affiliation, or disability as outlined in the State Affirmative Action plan.