Applicant information

Thank you for your interest in the Palmetto Health Emergency Medicine Residency Program.  All applications for training are processed by the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP).  We begin reviewing applications on 15 September, and invitations to interview are sent out beginning 1 October. 

Please be aware that we will not send out invitations to interview until we have received all the necessary documents for your application.  Furthermore, we often continue to offer interviews through early December.

Interviews begin in early-November and conclude at the end of January.  We conduct interviews on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday; and we attempt to limit the number of interviews to no more than eight per day.  Most interviews are scheduled through our administrative website,  On the website you can sign up for your interview day as well as find out about special hotel rates.

If you have any questions regarding the interview process, you can contact our program coordinator, Sherry Allen, at or call her at 803-434-3790.


Learn more about being a resident at Palmetto Health:

Overview fo Columbia, South Carolina (2 minutes)

South Carolina & Columbia (4 minutes)

Emergency Department Personnel & Facilitie(6 minutes)

Program Information & Curriculum (14 minutes)

Preparing for an Interview with Our Program (4 minutes)

Subspecialty Tracts (Multiple Videos)