Applicant Information and Eligibility

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 from September through January. It is strongly recommended to have your application in as early as possible via ERAS to guarantee adequate time for our review panel.

Our interview season begins in November and continues through January. 

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

    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

    Salary and Benefits

    Resident Physicians

    Salary Schedule by year for resident physicians
    Program Year Salary* Monthly
    I $56,686.17 $4,723.84
    II $58,705.91 $4,892.16
    III $60,613.20 $5,051.1
    IV $62,746.57 $5,228.88
    V $65,149.61 $5,429.13
    VI $67,605.46 $5,633.79

    Clinical Fellows

    Salary Schedule by year for clinical fellows
    Program Year Salary* Monthly
    CF IV $62,746.48 $5,228.88
    CF V $65,149.61 $5,429.13
    CF VI $67,605.46 $5,633.79

    Other Benefits

    • Vacation: 15 days per year
    • Paid Sick Leave: 15 days per year (includes Parental/Maternity Leave)
    • Education Leave: 5 days per year
    • Leave of Absence Available: Yes
    • Retirement Plan: University match of 6.2%
    • Lab Coats
    • Meals (On-Call)
    • Free Parking (Hospital)
    • Department specific certifications/licensure


    • Professional Liability
    • Health Insurance: employee & family
    • Dental Insurance
    • Disability Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Vision Insurance

    * Please Note: Nevada has no state income tax; therefore, net income is relatively higher than elsewhere.

    Frequently Asked Questions