How To Apply For The Internal Medicine Residency Program

Use ERAS® (the Electronic Residency Application Service) to submit an application, along with the following:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Personal statement
  • Medical school transcript
  • Dean’s letter
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • USMLE Step 1 and Step 2CK score reports with a minimum 3 digit score of 220 or COMLEX Step 1 and Step 2 score report with a minimum 3 digit score of 550
  • For international graduates:
    • US clinical experience (externships or observerships) are required at the time of application.
    • Medical school graduation date must be within six years of residency application.
    • All USMLE or COMLEX exams must be passed on the first attempt.
    • ECFMG certification must be obtained before January 15 of the application year.
    • The program sponsors H1B and J1 visas on an as needed basis.

All interviews of invited candidates will be scheduled via Interview Broker. Please ensure that your email and/or mobile devices are compatible with the software.

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