Application to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) Pathology Residency Program
The University of Pennsylvania has three main teaching hospitals. This webpage information applies to the Pathology Residency program at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.
All PGY1 positions in categorical programs must go through the match by the National Residency Match Program (NRMP). This applies to US and International Medical Graduates, as determined by the “All-In” Policy by the NRMP.
All applications are only accepted via ERAS (Electronic Residency Application Service). Visit the ERAS website for more information.
U.S. medical graduates are required to provide a completed ERAS application, curriculum vitae, personal statement, USMLE score(s), Dean’s letter and three (3) current letters of recommendation.
International medical graduates are required to provide a complete ERAS application, curriculum vitae, personal statement, three (3) current letters of recommendation, a current ECFMG certificate and USMLE scores, Steps 1 and 2. Our department sponsors J-1, H1B and F-1 OPT visas.
In general, successful US and IMG applicants to our program have passed all USMLE exams on their first attempt. Verbal and written fluency in English is required. Experience in the US healthcare system is highly recommended for international medical graduates.
(Please note: the Pathology Residency program at Pennsylvania Hospital is a separate residency program. More information is available on the Pennsylvania Hospital program website.)