All internship applications are to be submitted through ERAS (Electronic Residency Application Service).

A Complete Application for Residency must include:

  1. Universal Application (ERAS Application Form)
  2. Curriculum Vitae (ERAS generated)
  3. Medical School Transcript
  4. Dean’s Letter of Recommendation (MSPE)
  5. Letters of Recommendation
  • Categorical and Primary Care Internal Medicine Applicants
    • 3 required Letters:
    • 1. Department Chair’s Summary letter of Evaluation
      2. Clinical, from an internal medicine faculty
      3. Clinical faculty or scholarly project mentor
      4. Optional 4th LOR from clinical faculty or scholarly project mentor
    • You may submit up to 4 Letters of Recommendation total
  • Preliminary Internal Medicine Applicants
    • 2 required Letters: 1 clinical LOR from an internal medicine faculty + 1 clinical LOR from any specialty
    • You may submit up to 4 Letters of Recommendation total
  1. USMLE Results; Step 1 needed to apply, Step 2 CK to start
  2. Personal Statement
  3. ERAS supplemental application.  For the 2023 ERAS® cycle, our program will strongly encourage all applicants to complete a supplemental ERAS application.

Additional Requirements for Foreign Medical Graduates include:

  1. Graduation from medical school within the past five years
  2. Six months of clinical experience in the United States (does not include observerships)
  3. Current ECFMG certification
  4. USMLE Step 1 & 2 CK Score
  5. We support J-1 visas only

For the 2022-2023 application cycle, all interviews will be conducted via virtual platforms.  There will be no in-person interviews or site visits to protect the health and safety of the applicants.

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