Residency Program: Application Checklist

In the interest of the health and safety of our communities, we have decided to conduct all interviews virtually for the 2022-2023 season, including for local applicants. This decision is in line with the AAMC Interview Guidance for the 2022-2023 Residency Cycle, which can be viewed here.

Interested candidates, please visit our Residency Recruitment website for information



Mark Kilgore, MD
Director, Pathology Residency Program
Assistant Professor, Pathology

Elizabeth Parker, MD
Associate Director, Pathology Residency
Assistant Professor, Pathology

Emily Glynn, MD
Associate Director, Pathology Residency
Assistant Professor, Laboratory Medicine

William Phipps, MD
Associate Director, Pathology Residency
Assistant Director, Division of Clinical Chemistry
Assistant Director, Clinical Mass Spectrometry
Assistant Professor, Laboratory Medicine
Residency Program
Box 357470
FAX: 206.543.3644
University of Washington
Pathology Residency Program
1959 NE Pacific, Box 357470
Seattle, WA 98195-7470
Training Information - ERAS 2024
Track Name
NRMP Program Code
Anatomic/Clinical Pathology (AP/CP)
Anatomic Pathology (AP)
Clinical Pathology (CP)
Anatomic/Neuropathology (AP/NP)
Physician Scientist Training Program (PSTP)

Eligibility and Selection Policy

Application Checklist

The University of Washington participates in the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP) through the Electronic Residency Application System (ERAS). We only accept applications submitted through ERAS and registered for the NRMP Match. We look for candidates with excellent academic performance and a strong interest in pursuing pathology as the next step in their career. You application wil be considered complete when we receive the following in ERAS:

  1. MyERAS Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Medical School Transcript
  4. MSPE
  5. Personal Statement
  6. USMLE/COMLEX transcript
  7. 3 Letters of Reccomendation 
    • We reccomend at least one letter be from a pathologist 

For International Medical Graduates (IMGs) an ECFMG certificate is not required to apply to our program, however, you must obtain certification prior to the match in order to be considered for ranking. 

Visa Requirements

The UW School of Medicine accepts international medical graduates who meet UW Eligibility and Selection requirements into its accredited residency and fellowship programs. International Medical Graduates requiring visa sponsorship must obtain a J-1 visa sponsored by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG). The UW does not generally provide H-1B sponsorship for residents or fellows in its clinical training programs unless the resident/fellow is otherwise ineligible for a J-1 visa. Requests for H-1B visa sponsorship are reviewed on a case-by-case basis and are subject to approval by the UW GME Office and through  International Scholars Operations (ISO) UW Provost's Office. (Complete UW Policy)


We receive approximately 400-600 applications and interview approximately 100 candidates for 6-7 positions each year. Please go to our current resident page on this website for details.

2023-2024 Time Table
ERAS Post Office Opens for Applicants June 7, 2023
NRMP Registration Opens for Applicants September 6, 2023
Application Review September 27th - November
Application Deadline October 31, 2023

Invitation for Interview: The Review Committee wants a chance to completely and fairly evaluate each candidate for interview.  These will be sent via Thalamus.

October 20th -December
Interviews: Scheduled through Thalamus November-December
NRMP Match Rank Order List Certification Deadline Feb 28th, 2024
Match Day March 15th, 2024

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