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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 October 21, 2020, and the deadline for applications is January 31, 2021.

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

Residency Program Events

Please join our virtual open houses to learn more about our program.

Interview Details

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all interviews for the 2020-2021 recruitment season will be conducted virtually, including those for local trainees. Interviews are scheduled by invitation and are held on select Mondays and Fridays beginning in November through mid-January from approximately 8am to 2pm EST.  The residents will host a zoom meeting on the evening prior to the interview.

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