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APP Surgical Residency Program Application Process

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The Department of Surgery will select at least two qualified applicants to participate in a 12-month residency.

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible applicants will meet the following requirements:

  • Graduate (prior to the residency start date) of an accredited physician assistant or acute care nurse practitioner program
  • Available for an in-person interview during the months of April - May

Physician assistant graduates:

  • PANCE certification (if applicable)
  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree
  • A current state PA license, certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) is required prior to start date

Nurse practitioner graduates:

  • BSN, MSN Candidate is preferred
  • A current state RN license and CRNP certification is required prior to start date
  • ACNP preferred

How to Apply to the Surgical Residency

We are not currently accepting applications.

Acceptance to residency program is contingent upon successful completion of the UPMC credentialing process and a pre-employment health screening.

Residency Deadline

We are not accepting applications for the 2018 cycle.

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