Transitional Residency Program
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Riverside Regional Medical Center Transitional Year Residency Program prepares residents for entry into categorical residencies with a broad understanding of multiple disciplines. Our graduates have gone on to careers in dermatology, ophthalmology, physical medicine and rehabilitation, radiology and radiation oncology.

OUR CURRICULUM DOES NOT SATISFY THE ACGME PRELIMINARY REQUIREMENTS FOR NEUROLOGY CATEGORICAL PROGRAMS.

CRITERIA FOR TRANSITIONAL YEAR MATCH

You must submit your application through ERAS and participate in THE MATCH. We do not accept email applications or resume/CV.

Applications are accepted through Jan. 1.

A completed application consists of:

  • Common Application Form
  • Personal Statement
  • CV (Curriculum Vitae)
  • Medical School Transcript
  • Medical School Performance Evaluation
  • USMLE or COMLEX Step I and Step II Board Scores. Step II scores are not required to be considered for an interview, but must be available before rank list submission. There is no minimum score requirement, however you must have passed each section on your first attempt.
  • Three (3) medical letters of recommendation written within the past year by physicians you have worked with clinically.
  • You do not need a current ECFMG certificate in order to apply or be interviewed. However, a current ECFMG certificate must be supplied before rank list submission.
  • You must have completed two (2) one-month U.S. clinical rotations.
  • There is no cut-off date for medical school graduation, but there is a two (2) year cut-off date for completion of medical training (i.e., observership, internship, externship) or you have to be actively involved in medicine within the past two years (i.e., clinically, military, observership, internship, residency, externship.)

You must have a social security number in order to receive your Virginia intern / resident medical license to start residency.

ALL in-person interviews and “Matched” applicants, MUST have proof of a COVID vaccination.

Observerships or externships are not offered at Riverside.

The Transitional Residency is located at Riverside Regional Medical Center. For more information contact Krista Booth, TY Residency Manager at 757-594-3945 or [email protected].