University of Nebraska Medical Center

Application Process

The University Of Nebraska Department Of Anesthesiology accepts applications through the Electronic Residency Application Service. We participate in the National Resident Matching Program and abide by all match policies. Applicants must register with both NRMP and ERAS to participate in the services of each.

Application Deadline

Nov. 1 is the ERAS deadline for our application and supporting documentation. Early consideration and interview invitations will be offered to those applicants meeting our selection criteria with applications completed prior to this date. There is no guarantee interview opportunities will be available later in the process.

We require passage of USMLE Step 3 or COMLEX-USA Level 3 prior to beginning the PGY-2 year. 

Virtual Interview Dates for 2023-24

  • October 23, 30
  • November 6, 13, 20, 27
  • December 4, 11
  • January 8, 15

The UNMC Department of Anesthesiology reserves the right to limit the number of interviews.

In the event the residency has an open or off-cycle position available, please contact the Residency Coordinator for the required application form.  Please check for availability of positions before sending any materials to the department.

Interview requirements
  • USMLE or COMLEX-USA scores are required for all applicants. If you have any questions regarding this, please reach out to the program.
  • First attempt passing score on all USMLE and COMLEX-USA Knowledge Examinations
  • All applicants must submit a USMLE Step 1 result or COMLEX-USA Level 1 score to receive an interview
  • All applicants must submit USMLE Step 2 Clinical Knowledge score or COMLEX-USA Level 2 Cognitive Evaluation score prior to the end of January
  • Licensable in the state of Nebraska
  • ECFMG certification for all International Medical Graduates (IMGs)
  • U.S. clinical experience in acute patient care within the past two years, regardless of year of graduation (Observerships do not meet this requirement.)
  • Graduation from medical school within the past five years is preferred
Application requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Personal statement
  • Three letters of recommendation written within the past two years
  • Medical school transcript
  • Medical Student Performance Evaluation (Dean’s Letter of Reference)
  • USMLE (or equivalent) official transcript