Applications for Psychiatry PGY-1 positions are entirely through ERAS. Applications are accepted from August 1 to December 31. ERAS will require:

  • Personal statement
  • Recent photograph of your head and shoulders
  • Curriculum vitae
  • USMLE transcript (We do not have specific cut-off scores or frequency requirements, but Step 1 scores greater than 200 are desired.)
  • At least three letters of recommendation, one of which must be from your Medical School Dean

For International medical graduates:

  • must also send a copy of ECFMG certificate
  • CPMC does not sponsor visas
  • must send California Status Evaluation letter from the California Medical Board
  • Clinical experiences in the United States are highly recommended


Interviews for residencies in Psychiatry are by invitation only. Following the selection committee’s review of your application, you will be notified when you have been selected for an interview. Psychiatry interviews are scheduled from October 1 through January 31.

For further information, please contact:
Rebecca Amaya
California Pacific Medical Center
Department of Psychiatry
2340 Clay Street, 7th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94115

phone: (415) 600-3510