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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.

Please explore the internal medicine website to learn more about our program.