Our residents play an integral role in the care that is provided to our patients. To ensure they are receiving the best quality of care possible, we have basic requirements for entry to the program. In general, we take into account all aspects of an application to determine how an applicant may add to the experiences of the program, instead of focusing on single factors. However, the applicants must provide the following items to be considered for this program.

  • Proof of anticipated graduation from a medical school in the United States or Canada, including the Sackler School of Medicine
  • Proof of US citizenship, permanent residency or an H1 or J1 visa
  • USMLE Step 1 and Step 2 CK/CS passing scores
  • Three current letters of recommendation from medical school faculty, including one from the medical school dean stating the applicant’s status in the program and expected graduation date.
  • Copy of official medical school transcripts, including third year grades.

All applications should be submitted through the electronic residency application system no later than December 1.

Interviewing process

Completed applications with all the required documents are reviewed between July and December. We extend invitations to interview with approximately 300 applicants each year.  Interview invitations are sent via email. The interview dates traditionally are from late October to the end of January. 

Interview lodging

The program does not pay for your lodging. However, there are a variety of hotels in the area surrounding the hospital. For a listing of nearby hotels, please visit our visitor information page.

For additional information please direct your questions to either Kathy Maronski (Housestaff Coordinator) or Stephanie Wilson (Housestaff Liaison).

Cohen Children’s Medical Center
269 -01 76th Ave
New Hyde Park, NY 11040
Fax: 718 -343-5864

Kathy Maronski, Housestaff Coordinator
Phone: 718-470-3206
E-mail: [email protected]

Stephanie Wilson, Housestaff Liaison
Phone: 718-470-2464
E-mail: [email protected]

Cohen Children's Medical Center

Dedicated exclusively to the care of children and committed to providing the most sophisticated, state-of-the-art care in all major clinical areas.

Did you know…

… a resident sits on the medical board of each Northwell teaching hospital as a representative of resident affairs?