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Requirements for U.S. or Canadian Medical School Graduates (LCME or AOA-accredited schools)

Complete applications will include:

  • Dean's letter
  • Medical school transcript
  • Photo
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement
  • USMLE transcript or COMLEX transcript

Additional Requirements for International Medical Graduates

(including U.S. or Canadian citizens who are graduates of a foreign medical school)

  • Scores of 220+ on the first attempt of USMLE Step 1 & Step 2 CK (or similar COMLEX scores)
  • Passage of USMLE Step 2 CS on the first attempt with score report available prior to the invitation to interview
  • Patient care experience in the U.S. is required, and at least one year is strongly preferred
  • Three letters of recommendation, with at least two letters from U.S. physicians with first-hand knowledge of the applicant's clinical experience
  • Candidate must be ECFMG certified by February 1
  • Fewer than three years since graduation from medical school is strongly preferred, and a candidate is required to provide evidence of continuous work in the medical field since graduation
  • The program sponsors J-1 and H1B visas
  • To be considered for an H1B visa, candidates must have documentation through ERAS of a passing score on USMLE Step 3 on file by February 1 ("will take", or "score pending" cannot be recognized as a passing score)

All applications are reviewed by Internal Medicine faculty prior to invitation to interview. Communication with all candidates will be strictly through email to arrange the interview.