How to Apply


Interested candidates will need to create an account with the Electronic Residency Application Service (“ERAS”) program from the Association of American Medical Colleges (“AAMC”). Candidates can access the ERAS program by visiting the AAMC FREIDA website, program code: 3200332020.

We require:

  • Application to be submitted through ERAS*
  • Three letters of recommendation (does not have to include a letter from the Chairman of Pediatrics)
  • Passing USMLE/COMLEX 1 scores to be considered for an interview
  • Passing USMLE/COMLEX 1 and 2 scores submitted before rank list submission
  • U.S. Pediatric Inpatient Experience

*Please note we do not sponsor any visas


What to Expect on Your Interview Day

  • Social Gathering the night before with residents
  • Overview with the Program Director
  • Faculty interview
  • Program Director interview
  • Tour of PCH
  • Observation of rounds at PCH
  • Tour of Maricopa Medical Center
  • Lunch with residents


For more information about the Phoenix Children's Hospital/Maricopa Medical Center Residency Program:

Sandra Barker
PCH/MMC Pediatric Residency Program
Pediatric Residency Coordinator at
Phoenix Children’s Hospital
1919 E Thomas Rd.
Phoenix AZ  85016
Phone:  (602) 933-2923
Fax:   (602) 933-0806
Lysette Borquez
PCH/MMC Pediatric Residency Program
Pediatric Residency Coordinator at
Maricopa Medical Center
2601 E Roosevelt St.
Phoenix, AZ  85008
Phone:  (602) 344-5885
Fax:  (602) 344-5941

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