To Our Prospective Residency Applicants

Thank you for your interest in Duke Pathology! We are 100% committed to provide you a world-class AP/CP residency, with excellence and innovation in education, patient care, research, mentorship, and career opportunities.

All interviews are 100% virtual (Zoom), in alignment with the Association of American Medical Colleges' guidance and recommendations.

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Thank you again, and we look forward to meeting you this interview season!

Welcome to Duke Pathology! See why applicants choose our residency program, and what about the department and institution makes them want to stay.

Application Requirements

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Applications include curriculum vitae, medical school performance evaluation, letters of recommendation, medical school transcripts, personal statement, and USMLE/COMLEX-USA/ECFMG scores. All residency positions are filled through the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP).

All applications undergo holistic review. There are no minimum requirements for board scores or years since medical school graduation.

All interview invitees have 10 days to accept or decline the interview. After 10 days the interview will be offered to the next applicant on the waitlist.

Interview invitations, days and information are released approximately 1-2 weeks after the opening of ERAS.

All interviews are 100% virtual, via Zoom.  No hybrid or on-site interviews will be conducted. The interview day begins at 9 a.m. EST and ends at 2 p.m, and includes a meet-and-greet session with residents from 1-2 p.m. 

Information about second-look visits will be discussed during interview season.

Residents are required to pass USMLE Step 3 before the end of the first year of training.

J-1 visas are accepted. Information regarding Duke policies and AAMC resources can be found here:

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