Information for Applicants

Available positions

We offer six categorical positions each year.

How to apply

Applications must be submitted through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). Applications outside of ERAS will not be considered.

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Eligibility criteria

Graduate* or anticipated graduation from a US or Canadian LCME-accredited allopathic or AOA-accredited osteopathic medical school.


Graduate* or anticipated graduation of a medical school outside of the US or Canada meeting ONE of the following criteria:

  • Valid certificate from the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) prior to appointment.
  • Hold full and unrestricted license to practice medicine in a US licensing jurisdiction in which they are training.
  • Completion of a Fifth Pathway Program provided by an LCME-accredited medical school.

Requirements (submitted through ERAS)

  • Personal statement
  • Curriculum vitae
  • USMLE or COMLEX Step 1 and Step 2 scores
    • Step 2 score must be received by 2/15/2024 to be ranked 
  • Medical School transcript
  • MSPE/Dean’s letter
  • Three letters of recommendation o One letter should be from a US-based Family Medicine physician.
  • ECFMG certificate (if applicable)

*For applicants who have graduated >1 year ago, US clinical experience in that time is preferred.

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Visa support

We offer J-1, F-1OPT, and H-1B visa sponsorship.


Applications received 12/15/2023 will be reviewed as interview availability allows.


We will be participating in Program Signaling and Geographic Signaling.


Interviews invitations will be offered on a rolling basis.

Virtual and in-person interview days will be available. Applicants should opt for the format that best meets their needs. Applicants from virtual and in person interviews will be considered equally.

Interviews will be scheduled from mid-October through mid-January.

Important dates

  • 9/27/2023: We will begin reviewing MyERAS applications.
  • 10/2023: We will begin interview invitations on a rolling basis.
  • 10/2023-1/2024: We will conduct in person and virtual interviews.
  • 2/2024: Optional second look days for interviewed applicants.

Resident Selection

In keeping with our commitment to train a diverse and robust primary care workforce, we assess all applicants in a holistic manner that considers a broad range of information from ERAS applications and supporting documentation as well as virtual or in person interviews. Residency related criteria we review includes, but is not limited to:

  • Preparedness for rigor of training
  • Clinical aptitude
  • Academic accomplishment
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Personal qualities such as motivation, integrity, and demonstrated commitment to our mission and patient populations.
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