Application & Eligibility


All potential applicants are encouraged to apply through ERAS (Electronic Residency Application Service). Applications are currently being accepted. Our program sponsors H-1 and J-1 visa and is a participant of the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP). Our ACGME program ID # is 4003500312. You may contact our residency program coordinator, Ashley Kyle, for more information.

We receive many requests from applicants requesting an update on their application status – has it been reviewed, are they going to be offered an interview, etc? We endeavor to review all appropriate applications, and give them careful, individual attention. Our review process begins on the day ERAS opens and most applications submitted by early October will be reviewed by mid- to late October. Due to the high volume of applications, we cannot respond individually to requests for status updates. Our inability to do so does not reflect our degree of interest; at the same time we recognize how important this process is to each applicant and we try to provide useful information in a timely manner. All applicants will either receive an invite to interview or be informed that they were not selected, and most will receive a decision, one way or the other, by late October. Thank you for your interest in our program and best of luck!

Cassandra Walkin
Residency Coordinator, Psychiatry
376 Sequine Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10309
Phone: 718-226-5976
Fax: 718-226-2789
Email: clucchese1@northwell.edu


Eligibility for the residency program is determined on an individual basis. All applications should include:

  • A fully completed ERAS application
  • Official Medical School Transcript
  • Dean's Letter
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation from physicians with appointments at accredited hospitals in North America (exceptions are considered on a case by case basis)
  • USMLE and/or COMLEX Scores
  • Prior/Current Research Activities and Publications
  • Personal Statement
  • ECFMG Certification (if applicable)
  • Photograph

Selected applicants will be invited to schedule an interview after review of their application. Interviews are usually scheduled for in the month of October, November, or December. If you have been selected for an interview, you will receive an email with information about how to make these arrangements. If granted an interview by the selection committee, you will be given:

  • A full overview of the residency by the program director
  • A tour of the facility
  • A question and answer session with our faculty, residents, and/or staff
  • An interview with the chair, program director chief resident and/or other faculty members
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