Requirements for Appointment

Graduates of medical schools approved by the Liaison Committee for Medical Education are eligible for appointment to the University of Massachusetts Emergency Medicine Residency Program. Foreign medical graduates must be certified by the ECFMG, have the appropriate visa, and be eligible for Massachusetts licensure.

The University of Massachusetts is a member of the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP). First-year positions are not offered to medical students outside the program prior to the announcement of NRMP results. Appointments to all other positions are filled by direct negotiation between the program director and eligible candidates.

All application material is handled through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) This link goes to another web server of the American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC).

An interview is required. All appointments are for one year and will be renewed by mutual agreement in accordance with the provisions of the University of Massachusetts Medical School Residency Programs Personnel Policies.

To obtain additional information please contact:

Steven Bird, MD, FACEP 
Program Director 
Emergency Medicine Residency Program
Department of Emergency Medicine
University of Massachusetts Medical School
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester, MA 01655-0228
Telephone (508) 421-1439 FAX (508) 421-1490
e-mail: steven.bird@umassmemorial.org 


A Commitment to Non-discrimination 
The University of Massachusetts Medical School is firmly committed to aggressively working to create and maintain an academic and work environment free of all forms of discrimination and harassment. All persons who work and study here shall also have equal access to its programs, facilities and employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, handicap or veteran status.