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Application Process

The Nurse Practitioner Residency in Emergency Medicine currently accepts 2-3 candidates each year based on a competitive application process. Strong preference will be given to candidates who have had significant prior emergency medicine or critical care experience. Board certification from the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) or the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) in acute care, emergency or family practice is required to enter the residency.

Application materials may be sent to the residency program each year from January to May. Candidates selected for a personal interview are scheduled to visit the Medical Center beginning in the May. In June, the residency program extends offers of acceptance. A new residency class begins in November and lasts 15 months.

Application Requirements

  • Nurse practitioner residency application [PDF]
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Personal Statement
  • Official NP program transcript (sent directly from program)
  • GPA of 3.5 or above
  • Three letters of recommendation, including one from NP program director (on institutional letterhead, sent directly by the writers)
  • Application fee of $40 (payable to Emergency Department, NYPH - Weill Cornell Medical Center)

Requirements to Enter Residency (Initial Hospital Credentialing)

  • Degree from an accredited nurse practitioner program
  • Current Nurse Practitioner board certification
  • Current New York State license
  • Active DEA number
  • ACLS, PALS, and BLS certification
  • ATLS certification (may be obtained after orientation week)
  • New York State certifications in Infection Control and Reporting Child Abuse

Application materials or questions should be sent to:

Rosa Borensztein ANPc, PNPc
Director, Nurse Practitioner Residency in Emergency Medicine
Department of Emergency Medicine
New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medical Center
525 East 68th Street M-130
New York, NY 10065
Phone: (212) 746-0780
Fax: (212) 746-4883
Email: rborensz@nyp.org