How to Apply

Transitional Year Residency Application Process

The Transitional Year program is listed in the National Resident Matching Program Directory. ACGME ID Code: 999-40-00-101. Questions or requests for a printed brochure may be directed to:

Program Coordinator, Transitional Year

Graduate Medical Education Department

Legacy Emanuel Medical Center

2801 N. Gantenbein Ave.

Portland, OR 97227

Telephone: 503-413-4692


Applications are accepted via ERAS (Electronic Residency Application Service). Please contact your Dean's Office for information. Invitations to interview are sent after a complete application is received and reviewed. A complete application includes: Dean's letter, personal statement, three letters of recommendation, transcripts, a curriculum vitae and a recent photograph.

The interview day will introduce the applicant to both the program's sponsoring services: Internal Medicine and General Surgery. Applicants will attend resident conferences, tour each hospital and have the opportunity to meet a variety of housestaff. Each applicant will interview with the Program Director and one additional faculty member. Applicants are encouraged to spend time with housestaff for their input about the program.