We exclusively participate in the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP). All applications are processed via the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).

All applicants must submit the following supplemental materials via ERAS:

  • THREE Letters of Recommendation (minimum requirement):
    • TWO letters from faculty members with whom you have worked or who know you well
    • ONE letter from the chairperson or departmental designee of your department of internal medicine OR pediatrics
  • Curriculum Vitae (as generated by ERAS)
  • Medical Student Performance Evaluation
  • Personal Statement
  • Photograph
  • Medical School Transcripts
  • United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) or Comprehensive Osteopathic Medical Licensing Examination (COMLEX) transcripts
    • Regarding USMLE score submissions: Step 1 scores are required at the time of interview. Step 2 scores are required prior to interns’ official start date.

2023-2024 Recruiting Information

All interviews will be virtual this year. To allow us to holistically review applications, we will begin sending email invitations for interviews after Oct. 11, 2023.

Interviews will take place on the following dates:

  • Wednesday, October 25, 2023
  • Monday, October 30, 2023
  • Monday, November 6, 2023
  • Wednesday, November 8, 2023
  • Monday, November 13, 2023
  • Wednesday, November 15, 2023
  • Monday, November 20, 2023
  • Wednesday, November 29, 2023
  • Wednesday, December 6, 2023
  • Monday, December 11, 2023

Interview Day Schedule

There will be a virtual resident meet-and-greet at 7 p.m. EST on the night prior to each interview. Our program coordinator will send further event details to applicants once their interviews are scheduled.

Interview Day Order of Events (Eastern Standard Time)

8:30 – 9:45 a.m.: Program introduction and Q&A with our PD & APD, Dr. John Stewart & Dr. Kate Wimberly

10 a.m. – Noon: Interviews with program leadership and faculty

Noon – 1 p.m.: Virtual lunch and Q&A with current Med-Peds residents

How Often Does UK Match External Applicants? Every Year! Up to 11 applicants have matched with UK since 2012, with an average of 5 matched applicants per year!
External Match Rates
Our applicant come from all over the United States, including: California, Texas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, Florida, South Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, New Jersey, New Hampshire
Our residents come from all over United States and the world!

Benefits: 2023-2024 Academic Year

For information about stipends, benefits, and more, please visit the Graduate Medical Education page here.

For information about the UK employee discount program, please visit that main page here.

For information about retirement benefits, please visit the main page here.

Wellness resources and opportunities can be explored here.

Additional Benefits

The University also provides additional benefits to resident and fellows depending on location and program. These benefits may include pagers, lab coats, scrubs, meal money, and parking allowances. Benefits vary by program and campus locations. Please consult with your program representatives for further information.

GME Policies and Procedures

For information regarding GME Policies and Procedures, please visit the main page here.

If you have any questions about applying to our program, please contact our program coordinator:

Leann Jacobs
304A Charles T. Wethington Building
900 S. Limestone St.
Lexington, KY 40536-0200