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Indianapolis Psychiatry Residency Frequently Asked Questions

Disocver answers to common questions about the Indianapolis Psychiatry Residency Program at Indiana University School of Medicine.

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Learn more about the Indianapolis Psychiatry Residency program from Jeanette Souder, psychiatry residency coordinator, by calling (317) 963-7307 or via email.

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  • What is the application deadline?
    November 30.
  • How many letters of recommendations are required?
    At least three letters of recommendation are required, and we prefer that at least one be from a psychiatry faculty member.
  • When do you begin reviewing applications?
    The program begins reviewing applications via ERAS as soon as ERAS opens for programs. Invitations will be sent to the email that was provided in the application.
  • Do you sponsor visas?
    Only J1 visas are sponsored.
  • Is US clinical experience required?
    No, but it is preferred.
  • Do you have open PGY2 - 4 positions?
    Not at this time.
  • Are externships or observerships offered?
    No, IU School of Medicine does not offer these experiences.
  • What is the graduation cut-off date?
    No more than five years post-graduation.
  • Do you accept COMLEX in lieu of USMLE?
  • Are there cut-off scores for COMLEX or USMLE?
    No, but it is required that all exams be passed on first attempt.
  • Do I have to have my Step 2 scores uploaded before being offered an interview?
    No. While Step 2 scores are not required for the interview process, it is required to have completion before your medical school graduation.

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