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Residency Eligibility Requirements

UPMC Lititz Anesthesiology Residency program received Osteopathic Recognition through ACGME accreditation in July 2017. All UPMC Lititz anesthesiology residency positions are designated as osteopathic.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Be a graduate of an osteopathic medical school accredited by the Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA) within the past two years


  • Be a graduate of a medical school accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME), or an international medical school graduate who has successfully met the eligibility requirements of the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG).
  • Graduation from medical school should be within the last two years.
  • Prior to ranking deadline complete a minimum of 160 hours of classroom and hands-on osteopathic training containing the following:
    • osteopathic philosophy, history, terminology, and code of ethics
    • anatomy and physiology related to osteopathic medicine
    • indications, contraindications, and safety issues associated with the use of Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy (OMT)

Application Requirements

Applications must be submitted through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) to be consider. Please have the following items included in your application:

  • Photo and personal statement
  • Three letters of recommendation (at least two from anesthesiologists)
  • Medical School Transcript
  • MSPE (Dean’s Letter)
  • Passing COMLEX or USMLE scores (on first attempt)
  • Curriculum Vitae

Applications will be accepted and reviewed through December 1. If selected to interview with our program, you will receive an invitation via ERAS/Thalamus. Interviews will start mid-October and run through the end of January.

UPMC Lititz Anesthesiology residency does not support any visas.