How to Apply

Thank you for your interest in our program.

The Pediatric Residency Program of The Unterberg Children’s Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center accepts applications via the ERAS (Electronic Residency Application Service) only.


For complete information, please visit the ERAS web site.

Application Requirements

  • All applications must be received by December 1 of the year prior to the match date.
  • All applicants must register with the National Resident Matching program (NRMP) for a PGY position.
  • We do accept international graduates, and only sponsor J1 VISAs, that you must have before starting residency.
  • A complete application consists of the ERAS Common Application form, must include a personal statement, CV, a dean’s letter, three letters of recommendation, and copies of USMLE Step 1 and Step 2 scores, medical school transcript.
  • For International applicants, a valid ECFMG certificate prior to residency.
  • You must not be out of medical school for more than 5 years.
  • Step 1, Step 2 and must be taken before the start of residency and have passed by the second attempt; scores should be 210 (85) or above. Comparable COMLEX scores are also acceptable.
  • Clinical experience helpful, but not mandatory.
  • The Clinical Skills Assessment (CSA) must be taken and passed in first attempt before starting in the program.

Additional questions regarding the application process should be directed to:

Candace Herman
Residency Coordinator
The Unterberg Children’s Hospital
At Monmouth Medical Center
(732) 923-7251
or email:

Please do not email just to express interest. Your ERAS application tells us you are interested.