Quinnipiac University Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine

Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine How to Apply

Learn more about how to apply for the Rural Psychiatry Residency program and gather key information including application deadlines, requirements, instructions and timelines.

How to Apply

Applications to the Rural Psychiatry Residency program must be submitted through the Electronic Residency Application Service® (ERAS®).

A total of 4 positions are available per year. 

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Application Timeline

The first applications to the program will be accepted starting in September of 2023 and must be completed by January 1, 2024.

Completed applications will be reviewed in September and October with virtual interviews taking place from late October through the end of January.


Application Requirements

  • Applicants should plan to submit three letters of recommendation, with at least one letter from a psychiatry faculty member.

  • USMLE Step 1 exam results are required to be considered for an interview.

  • USMLE Step 2 exam results are preferred but may be pending.

  • COMLEX Level 1 exam results are required for osteopathic student applicants who wish to be considered for an interview.

  • Applicants may have a gap of up to two years between medical school graduation and their first year of residency.

  • Applicants with a gap of one year or more must have clinical experience in the United States during that timeframe.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

We commit to building a culture of health and racial equity, fair treatment, access, opportunity and advancement for all. We value the uniqueness of each person and embrace diverse backgrounds, opinions and experiences. We make space for intellectual, racial, social and cultural diversity and treat everyone with dignity and respect. We are dedicated to ensuring our communities, patients and colleagues across our care system feel accepted and valued, thus establishing a sense of belonging within our program and healthcare sites.

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Dr. Remy A. Sirken, MD

Founding Program Director, Rural Psychiatry Residency

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Contact Dr. Sirken 

Diane Slosser

Program Coordinator, Rural Psychiatry Residency

Contact Diane Slosser

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