Applicant Information and Eligibility Requirements

Department of Internal Medicine

The Department of Internal Medicine requires applications to be submitted through the Electronic Residency Application System (ERAS).  Documents submitted separately by mail, email or fax will not be considered as part of an applicant's file. All our residency positions are filled using the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) in March.

Applications are accepted and reviewed September 15th through January 1st. It is strongly recommended to have your application in by November.

The 2018 interview season will begin on October 22, 2018 and go through January 14, 2019. 

Candidates that have been selected to interview will be notified through ERAS and scheduled through the ERAS scheduler.

Application Information

A complete ERAS application for our department consists of:

  • Personal Statement 
  • Curriculum Vitae (up to date) 
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • MSPE (Dean's Letter) or equivalent 
  • Medical School Transcript 
  • USMLE or COMPLEX scores 
  • Passport-Sized Photo

Eligibility Criteria For All Applicants

  • Our program does not have a set USMLE or COMPLEX cut-off score. Applicant scores should at least be 200 or above on USMLE Step I and Step II to be competitive. 
  • Applicants should have a pass on USMLE Step II CK.
  • Applicants should have taken both USMLE Step II (CS) and USMLE Step II (CK) by the time the rank order lists are due.
  • It is recommended that the applicant should have graduated from medical school within the last 10 years. If it has been more than 10 years since graduation we review those applications case by case.
  • Program Director's Letter if you have had a previous residency training in the U.S.A. However our program will not be able to offer any credit for previously completed ACGME accredited training.

International Medical Graduates

  • ECFMG Certificate (Required by start of residency)
  • Program Director's Letter if you have had a previous residency training in the U.S.A 
  • Our program accepts J-1 Visa applicants

***Due to the high volume of applicants our program receives, we cannot answer all emails or phone call inquiries regarding your application. All interview scheduling and contacting will be done though ERAS***