The anesthesiology residency program fills positions at the PGY1 level through the National

Residents Matching Program (NRMP). If you would like to apply for the UAMS Anesthesiology Residency Program as a PGY-1 for the academic year beginning July 1, please apply through ERAS. We look at the total application with priority given to the following:

  1. USMLE Step 1, Step 2(CK), Step 2(CS) required. Scores 220 and above for Steps 1 and 2 are preferred.
    **COMLEX Scores of 550 or above for DOs accepted in lieu of USMLE**
  2. Prior clinical experience is NOT necessary. The majority of our residents are recent medical school graduates.

For foreign medical graduates, UAMS will sponsor the J-1 visa required for entrance into our residency program.