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Application Information

Steven Weiss, MD
Internal Medicine Program Director

A friendly and experienced staff coordinates all aspects of the residency.

All educational programs at the Health Science Center are open to qualified applicants regardless of race, religion, gender, color, creed, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, marital status or status as a disabled veteran or veteran of the Vietnam era. Members of underrepresented minority groups are encouraged to apply.

The Department of Medicine will be accepting applications exclusively through the Electronic Residency Application System (ERAS). For application materials you may contact the ERAS website: ERAS requires the following documents:


Personal Statement


Dean’s letter




Three letters of Recommendation




We do not have any requirements other than those of ERAS. The deadline for considering applications varies from year to year but is generally mid to late December.




The timetable is as follows: Refer to ERAS online timetable






For any additional information about the application process, please contact Ms. Myrna Rhodes, our Program Administrator

Department of Medicine, Box 50
SUNY Downstate Medical Center
450 Clarkson Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11203

Telephone: (718) 270-2353
Fax: (718) 270-4488