Applying for Internal Medicine Residency

Applicants to our Categorical Internal Medicine Program must apply through the ERAS. All internship positions will be offered through the NRMP.

Please note that we do not have a Preliminary Medicine Program.

U.S. Graduates

1. ERAS Common Application Form

2. Curriculum Vitae

3. Medical Student Performance Evaluation (formerly Dean’s Letter)

4. Medical School Transcript

5. Personal Statement

6. Three letters of recommendation, including one from the Chairman of the Department of Medicine or designate. 

7. An additional letter may be submitted through ERAS. 

8. USMLE Step 1 score required at the time of interview. Step 2 (both CK and CS) scores required before February 2022. 

International Medical Graduates

1. Three months of clinical rotation in the United States. The rotation must have involved direct patient care responsibilities (not observership or research)

2. Three letters of recommendation from clinical supervisors in the United States

3. USMLE Step 1 and 2 with the scores of 235 or higher on both

4. Medical school graduation date within three years of the start of internship

5. You must be eligible for a J-1 Visa sponsored by ECFMG. H1B visas are extremely limited and will only be considered in rare cases

Interviews take place from November through January.

Invitations to interview are sent through the ERAS on a rolling basis from October through December by email.  Applicants who are not invited for interview will also be notified by email through ERAS. We welcome and will review any supplemental ERAS applications submitted by applicants during the 2022 match cycle.

Additional questions may be sent to our program coordinator Anita Yu at

We look forward to receiving your application! 

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