Application Process

The Transitional Year Residency Program offers a one-year training program. All applicants are required to apply using the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) application process and participate in the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP) to match with our program. The program will not accept any applicants outside of the NRMP Match. See the table below for program information.



Program Name


Training Track



Las Vegas

Valley Health System Program


Transitional Year


We do not accept applications via FAX, email or postal services. International Medical Graduates are welcome to apply; however, The Valley Health System will not provide sponsorship for applicants who require a visa.

Applicants for the Inaugural Transitional Year Residency Program will need to supply the following documentation necessary for the Program Director’s review:

  1. Completed ERAS application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Medical School Transcript
  4. MSPE or ECFMG documentation
  5. Personal Statement
  6. Photo
  7. Three (3) Letters of Recommendation (LoR)
  8. Scores from all national examinations taken, which must include, at a minimum:
    1. USMLE Step 1, Step 2 CK, and USMLE Step 2 CS; or
    2. COMLEX Level 1, Level 2 CE, and Level 2 PE

Please provide all information in one combined PDF file and send to the Transitional Year program email at