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Application Requirements

  • Personal statement
  • Letter of recommendation from the dean of your medical school
  • Letters of recommendation from two physicians, both of whom were either your teachers/attendings or an advisor, dated within the last year
  • Official transcripts from all medical schools and other programs attended
  • Personal interview

Applications will be accepted through ERAS only. Mailed, faxed or emailed applications will not be acknowledged.


  • Candidates interview with four to five faculty members and the program director
  • Interviews typically begin in the morning and last through lunch
  • Interviews take place at Avera Behavioral Health Center
  • Candidates will have lunch with two current residents

Please do not call to check the status of your application. Notifications of application status will be emailed on a regular basis as applications are reviewed and decisions have been made. Details of decisions cannot be provided on an individual basis due to the number of applications.