Resident Applicant Information

The UCLA Department of Neurology Residency Program accepts applicants through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) only. Positions will be matched utilizing the NRMP.

The following are the required supporting application materials to the ERAS Common Application Form

  • USMLE Transcript (scores)
  • Medical School Transcripts
  • Photograph (will only be viewed if selected to interview)
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Personal Statement
  • Letters of Recommendation (3 minimum)
  • Dean’s Letter / MSPE

Resident Eligibility & Selection Policy

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Salary and Benefits

Please click on the following link for the salary and benefit information available form the Graduate Medical Education Office at UCLA.

Residency Selection Committee


ERAS - The Electronic Residency Application Service

The Electronic Residency Application Service transmits residency applications, letters of recommendation, MSPEs, transcripts, and other supporting credentials from applicants and medical schools to fellowship, osteopathic internship, and residency programs using the internet. Please apply to Neurology Residency through ERAS

Frequently Asked Questions

How many positions do you have each year?
We typically match 8 positions every year.
Do you accept International Medical Graduates (IMG) into your program?
Yes. Highly qualified IMG are encouraged to apply and we have IMG in our program. (IMG must possess ECFMG Certificate and J-1 VISA, no exceptions.)
How are USMLE scores used in your review process, and is there a minimum cutoff score?
USMLE scores are reviewed as part of the application process on a whole. There is no minimum cutoff score.
How many applicants are interviewed?
Approximately 55 per season.
How many letters of recommendations do you require?
Three to four letters are recommended.
Does UCLA have a preliminary or PGY1 program?
UCLA has a PGY1 internal medicine program, however all of the spots are predesigned to other programs. There are several other PGY1/preliminary programs in the near area which many of our current residents have attended (Olive-View UCLA, Harbor UCLA, UCI, Cedars Sinai, etc).

Contact Information

UCLA Department of Neurology
Education Office Staff
Phone: 310-825-6681