Residency Program FAQs

Core Program Director: Andrea Dutoit, MD
Associate Program Directors: Katie Goergen, MD; and Nick Heiser, MD
Education Programs Administrator: Sarah Matya 402-559-7353
Residency Coordinators: Shelly McCaffrey 402-559-7405; Mary Bernhagen 402-559-7370

Clinical Base Year
The CBY will have at least 12 months of clinical rotations to include training in internal medicine, pediatrics, surgery or surgical specialties, OBGYN, neurology, family practice or any combination of these. Must also include one month each of critical care and emergency medicine.

Visa Sponsorship
We sponsor H1 and J1 Visas.

Score Requirements
We do not have a specific score requirement. All residents must have passed USMLE Step 3 before they begin training in our Clinical Anesthesia program (HO-2, CA-1 level).

Cutoff Graduation Year
We do not have a specific requirement on the number of years since medical school graduation, however, we do require our applicants to be current in their medical knowledge upon entering our training program.

Clinical Experience
We want to see evidence and evaluations of recent clinical and patient care skills, preferably in the United States.

Licensure for ECFMG
If you possess an ECFMG certificate, you are eligible for a Temporary Education Permit (TEP) in the State of Nebraska. This does not require USMLE Step 3. In Nebraska, you are not eligible for permanent licensure until you've had three years of United States graduate medical education.

Deadline to Apply
All application materials must be received through ERAS by November 1st for consideration.

Number of Applicants
We generally receive in excess of 700 applications each season.

Audition Rotations
We do not offer audition rotations or second looks at this time.