All potential applicants are encouraged to apply through ERAS (Electronic Residency Application Service). Applications are currently being accepted. Our program sponsors H-1 and J-1 visa and is a participant of the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP). Our ACGME program ID # is 4003500312. You may contact our residency program coordinator, Cassandra Walkin,  for more information.

Cassandra Walkin 
Residency Coordinator, Psychiatry 
376 Seguine  Avenue 
Staten Island, NY 10309
Phone: 718-226-5976 or 718-226-3485 
Fax: 718-226-2826
Email: [email protected]


Eligibility for the residency program is determined on an individual basis. All applications should include:

  • A fully completed ERAS application
  • Official Medical School Transcript
  • Dean's Letter
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation from physicians with appointments at accredited hospitals in North America (exceptions are considered on a case by case basis if applications are otherwise deemed meritworthy)
  • USMLE and/or COMLEX Scores
  • Prior/Current Research Activities and Publications
  • Personal Statement
  • ECFMG Certification (if applicable)
  • Photograph

Selected applicants will be invited to schedule an interview after review of their application. Interviews are usually scheduled for in the month of October, November or December. If you have been selected for an interview, you will receive an email with information about how to make these arrangements. If granted an interview by the selection committee, you will be given:

  • A full overview of the residency by the program director
  • A tour of the facility
  • A question and answer session with our faculty, residents, and/or staff
  • An interview with the chair, program director, associate program director and/or other faculty members

Did you know…

...residents interested in academic medicine can receive a PhD from the Elmezzi Graduate School of Molecular Medicine at the Feinstein Institute?

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