Chiropractic Residency Program - Application Process - Canandaigua VA Medical Center
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Canandaigua VA Medical Center


Chiropractic Residency Program - Application Process

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The minimum specific requirements the applicant must meet for residency consideration include the following:

  • The applicant will have achieved a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or equivalent in chiropractic college.
  • The applicant must have earned a DC degree from a Council on Chiropractic Education (CCE) accredited chiropractic college prior to July 1st.
  • Have a current, full, active, and unrestricted chiropractic license in a State, Territory or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia, or be eligible for such licensure.
  • The applicant must have successfully complete Parts I, II & III of the NBCE Boards; each applicant is required to successfully complete part IV of the NBCE Boards and have scores submitted as soon as available.
  • The applicant must be a citizen of the United States
  • Selection of residents will be made without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, or sexual orientation.

Applications complete with supporting documentation and consistent with the request for application guidelines must be received electronically.

To apply for Canandaigua VA Medical Center, send application and supporting documents to: ***

The following documents are required to be submitted:

  • Applicants must submit 2 files via email
    • The completed VA Chiropractic Residency Application form
    • A current CV (Limit to 3 pages)
  • Applicants must request recommendations from exactly three (3) individuals who must be chiropractic and/or medical physicians with direct knowledge of the applicant’s clinical and personal abilities. These individuals must complete the Chiropractic Resident Recommendation Form and submit the form by email directly to the Chiropractic Residency Director at the site that the applicant is applying.

A committee of program faculty including representation by the academic affiliate as appropriate will take part in the review of applications for all of the minimally acceptable candidates. The resident will ultimately be selected following an interview process for the most qualified candidates. Telephone interviews may be arranged in instances when a visit cannot be scheduled. The selected resident will receive a letter of appointment from VA confirming the applicant’s acceptance of the position and providing information regarding the duration of the program, hours of attendance, and compensation. Applicants will be informed in writing of the decision of the committee.

To apply for VA Western New York Healthcare System, send applications and supporting documents to:

To apply for the Canandaigua VA Medical Center, send applications and supporting documents to:


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