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Application Information

Thank you for your interest in Emory University General Psychiatry Residency Program.

We offer eleven PGY-1 positions (nine categorical and two research track) and a limited number of second year positions for General Psychiatry.  Each year we typically receive more than 1,200 applications and interview approximately 130 candidates.

We only accept PGY-1 applications for the NRMP Match through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS): ( All applications are reviewed for consideration of invitation to interview.  Applications will be downloaded beginning September 15, and the deadline for applications is December 31.

Within NRMP and ERAS, we offer two tracks:

  • Psychiatry (“Psychiatry,” NRMP Program Code: 1113400C0)
  • Research Track (“Psychiatry/Research,” NRMP Program Code: 1113400C1)

If applying for a PGY-2 position, you may apply through ERAS or you may submit a paper application to the Residency Education Office. Please click here to download the paper application.

In summary, criteria for all applicants:

  • Application materials including:
    • ERAS Application
    • Curriculum vitae (CV)
    • Medical Student Performance Evaluation (MSPE)
    • Medical School Transcript
    • Personal Statement
    • USMLE, COMLEX, or FLEX scores
    • Three letters of reference

Interview and Travel Details

Interviews are scheduled by invitation and are held on select Mondays and Fridays beginning in October through mid-January. Typically, we start at 8:00am and end at 4:00pm. The residents host a dinner on the evening prior to the interview.

Please see the lodging guide for accommodations based on proximity to the Brain Health Center at 12 Executive Park Drive, Atlanta, GA 30329.

We hope this information is helpful. Additional information about our program is included in our Residency Recruitment Manual. Thank you again for your interest.


Ann Schwartz, MD
Director of Residency Education

Yamylex Belis
Residency Coordinator

Sandra Saltibus
Residency Coordinator

12 Executive Park Drive
Suite 142
Atlanta, GA  30329