Application Requirements and Process

Our program begins with the PGY-2 training year. All candidates are STRONGLY encouraged to seek PGY-1 training for a Preliminary Year Program in Internal Medicine. You must separately apply for a PGY-1 position and, as one option, you may apply for a PGY-1 year through the Department of Medicine at the University of Kansas Medical Center. If any candidates are specifically interested in the Preliminary Year Program through Internal Medicine here at KU, please notify our Program Coordinator and we will help coordinate this interview should we offer you an interview for our program.

Further information concerning the Preliminary-Year in the Department of Internal Medicine Program can be obtained by referring to their web site at: or by calling 913-945-7072.

Application Process for (PGY-2) 2019 Position

Beginning September 2017, we will be accepting applications for three (3) PGY2 position beginning July 1, 2019.  Applicants must have one year (PGY1) training in Internal Medicine or transitional year, be eligible for Kansas and Missouri licenses, and be a US citizen or permanent resident of the United States. 

All applications must be submitted through the electronic application process ERAS.  No universal applications will be accepted or reviewed.  Please note in your personal statement that you are applying for the 2019 position. 

To be considered for an interview, in addition to the CORE application, an application must include:

  • Three (3) letters of recommendation, one of which must be from a physiatrist
  • USMLE  or COMLEX exam scores
  • Medical school transcripts

To verify eligibility for Kansas license, visit the Kansas State Board of Healing Arts’ website at

Cherayla Haynes
Residency Program Coordinator
Telephone: 913-588-6777
Fax: (913) 588-6765


Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency Program
The University of Kansas Medical Center
3901 Rainbow Boulevard, MS-1046
Kansas City, Kansas 66160

At any time you are encouraged to contact Dr. Eickmeyer or the Residency Program Coordinator for questions. In addition, please indicate if you wish to speak to one of our present resident physicians.

Last modified: Jul 12, 2017