How to Apply

Contact

Maria Austin
Manager, Department of Surgery; Program Administrator

Saint Barnabas Medical Center,
Department of Surgery
94 Old Short Hills Road, Livingston, NJ 07039
sbmcdeptsurgery@barnabashealth.org

Application Requirements

The General Surgery Residency Program at Saint Barnabas Medical Center offers four (4) categorical and five (5) preliminary PGY 1 positions. Our program participates fully with ERAS and the NRMP.

Our application deadline is December 31.

  • Applicants must be participants in the National Resident Matching Program
  • We accept applications only through ERAS
  • A minimum score of 220 on USMLE Step I and II (first attempt)
  • Applicants must have graduated from medical school within the past 5 years
  • International medical school graduates must have at least one year of US clinical hospital experience and present a valid ECFMG certificate prior to the offer of a contract
  • Applicants must be a US citizen, a permanent resident, or have a J-1 visa
  • We do not offer externships

The following documents must be submitted through ERAS:

  • Common Application Form
  • Personal Statement
  • Photograph
  • Medical School Transcript
  • Dean's Letter
  • USMLE Scores
  • Three (3) recent letters of recommendation (at least two from surgeons)

Selected applicants are invited for interview (held in December and January.) The interview process includes a presentation and program overview with the Program Director and Chairman, interviews with members of the selection committee, a tour of the facility, opportunity to meet with current residents, and a Noon conference.

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