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Application process

All potential applicants are encouraged to apply through ERAS (Electronic Residency Application Service). Our program name has recently changed to Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine at Staten Island University Hospital. Our program begins to accept applications on September 15, the application deadline is December 15 of each year. Our program sponsors H-1 and J-1 visas and is a participant of the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP). You may contact our residency coordinator, April Rand, for more information.

April Rand
Residency Coordinator, Pediatrics Residency Program
475 Seaview Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10305
Fax: (718) 226-3191
Email: [email protected]

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
  • USMLE 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. 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 program by the program director
  • A tour of the facility
  • Participation in noon lecture with Q&A session with our residents
  • Two interviews (An interview with the chair or program director and additional faculty attending)

Salary & benefits

Resident Salary Effective 7/1/2018









Chief Resident Differential


Benefit programs

There is a flexible benefits program available for pediatric residents and their families. Medical, major medical, dental, vision and prescription plans are available. Long term disability insurance is also offered as income protection for illnesses and injury of prolonged duration. Residents are covered with life insurance in the amount of $100,000.00.


Residents are entitled to a 4-week paid vacation.

Sick leave

After thirty (30) days of employment, sick leave is accrued at the rate of one (1) paid sick day per month for each month worked up to a total of 12 days per year (prorated for unpaid absences).

Parental leave

In recognizing the physiologic and psychologic needs of pregnant residents and residents with family illness requiring leaves of absence, the department of pediatrics has policies to support these needs.

Housing, call rooms, meals and laundry

Residents are able to secure desirable living quarters at a reasonable cost in a pleasant, suburban atmosphere near the Hospital. The hospital will provide on call rooms during duty hours. A $1,000.00 meal allowance is included in the resident/fellow's annual salary. Each resident/fellow will be issued white coats and scrubs, which will be stored and laundered by the uniform room.