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Applicant Criteria

The Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS)
https://www.aamc.org/students/applying/amcas/

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS AND CRITERIA FOR FM RESIDENCY:

  • ERAS Common Application
  • Dean’s Letter
  • Transcript
  • 3 letters of recommendation (preferably with 1 letter being from a Family Physician)
  • Passing scores on USMLE Step 1, Step 2 Clinical Knowledge (CK), and Step 2 Clinical Skills (CS) must be achieved by the second attempt.  In order to be eligible for ranking, the applicant's Step 2 CK score must be received by the program before the NRMP rank list deadline. Receipt of a passing Step 2 CS score prior to the rank list deadline is preferred.
  • Medical School graduation within the last five years or active in an accredited residency or medical practice within the last five years
  • Our program does not sponsor Visas

OSTEOPATHIC GRADUATES:

  • Same criteria as above, plus 1 year of completed training in an AOA Accredited program, COMLEX acores will be accepted in place of USMLE scores.

International Medical Graduates (IMGs) also need proof of:

  • Valid ECFMG certification at time of application
  • Permanent resident status or J1 Visa
  • Clinical experience in the US (hands on experience preferred)
  • Command of the English language

DEADLINE:

To be considered for the 2015 match, complete applications with all supporting documentation must be received by December 1, 2014. 

CONTACT INFORMATION:

727-467-2502