How to Apply

The Psychiatry Residency Training Program at Mount Sinai Beth Israel in New York City accepts PGY-1 applications through Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS), from September 15 through December 1 each academic year. The Psychiatry Residency Training Program at Mount Sinai Beth Israel participates in the National Resident Match Program each year.

Complete applications include:

  • ERAS Common Application Form
  • Medical School Transcript
  • Medical Student Performance Evaluation (Dean’s letter from your medical school)
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement
  • Official United States Medical Licensing Examination (UMLE) or Comprehensive Osteopathic Medical Licensing Examination Transcripts (Pass required for Steps 1 and 2)
  • Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates Certification Status Report (if applicable)

We hold interviews between October and late January each year. Our Residency Selection Committee reviews complete applications. If we select you for an interview, you will receive an email invitation through our online scheduling system.

International graduates must have completed medical school within four years and passed USMLE examinations on the first attempt. Our hospital sponsors H and J visas if you meet the criteria.

For logistic questions related to the application process, please contact Kenisha Felix, Residency Program Coordinator.

Kenisha Felix
Tel:  (212) 420-2390    
E-mail: kenisha.felix@mountsinai.org