We are glad you are interested in applying to our program and welcome your application!
The UW Boise Psychiatry Residency Program accepts residents at the PGY-1 level.
*Please note that the UW Boise Psychiatry Residency Program is a separate residency program from the UW Seattle Residency Program with a separate Match number and individualized curriculum.
Please email any questions about your application, as well as any application materials which will not be transmitted through ERAS to BOIPsychResidency@va.gov.
COVID-19 AND APPLYING TO THE UW BOISE PSYCHIATRY RESIDENCY PROGRAM
The University of Washington is committed to ensuring the safety of residents and applicants during the Coronavirus Pandemic. The Boise Psychiatry Residency Program has been closely monitoring this often rapidly changing crisis, and we continue to modify our operations in compliance with the best guidance from the CDC, the WHO, and the AAMC.
To learn more about how UW Medicine and the office of Graduate Medical Education are responding to the crisis, you can view our publicly available Zoom Town Halls at: https://education.uwmedicine.org/covid-19-uw-medicine-town-hall/
ERAS will be open for submission of residency applications on September 1st, 2020. To accommodate for the changes due to COVID-19, the ERAS application deadline has been extended and UW Boise Psychiatry will begin reviewing your applications on October 21st, 2020. For more information about the application timeline, and to stay up-to-date with the changes in ERAS, please visit: https://students-residents.aamc.org/applying-residency/article/eras-timeline-md-residency/
Like other programs across the country, we will not be accepting medical students for away rotations at our sites, and our residency interview season this year will be virtual. We understand that this may pose specific concerns for some applicants, and anyone with questions should feel free to reach out to our Program Coordinator, at BOIPsychResidency@va.gov.
Supplemental Application Materials
Application materials which will not be transmitted through ERAS can be mailed to:
UW Boise Psychiatry Residency Program
500 W Fort St. Bldg. 116
Boise, ID 83702
For additional information, please contact us by phone at (208) 422-1165 or by email at BOIPsychResidency@va.gov.
International Medical Graduates
The University of Washington Boise Psychiatry Residency Program accepts applications from international medical graduates.
In general, a strong IMG candidate application will include
- A medical school educational and clinical experience comparable to a US or Canadian medical schools with rotations that are beyond a research, observer, or volunteer level in the core medical specialties.
- Letters from medical supervisors in the United States.