Frequently Asked Questions

Admissions

  • What is your application deadline?

    • We begin accepting applications September 15.  
    • The application deadline is December 1.  
    • Applications for PGY-1 positions are only accepted via ERAS only.
  • When do you start interviewing?

    • We begin interviewing in October and continue until January.
  • Are USMLE or COMPLEX exam scores mandatory?

    • Yes. To be ranked for the NRMP match, applicants must have passed steps I & II
  • Do you offer preliminary positions?

    • No 
  • Do you hire outside of the NMRP match?

    • No 
  • Do you offer observerships or externships?

    • Not presently
  • Do you have a minimum USMLE score?

    • No.  Any difficulty with USLME or COMPLEX exams should be explained.
  • How long can I be out of medical school and still apply for your program?

    • We do not have a medical school graduation year cutoff, but we prefer individuals who have graduated from medical school within the past 3 years.  Gap years must be explained.
  • Are there any special requirements for international medical grads (IMGs)?

    • Must be ECFMG (Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates) certified prior to beginning the program.  
    • Must have documentation that can live and work in the United States if not citizen or permanent resident
  • What types of visas do you sponsor?

    • J-1 only.
  • How many PGY-1 positions are available?

    • We have 6 positions available through the Match.
  • Do you participate in the couples match?

    • Yes


Program

  • Is there an orientation?

    • Yes.  There is a 10 day orientation that starts in late June.
  • Can residents do research?

    • Yes.  All residents are expected to participate in research and scholarly activities.  Residents may use their elective time to do additional research.
  • Can residents do outside rotations?

    • Yes, if there is available funding and the activity does not interfere with required activities.
  • What is the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) Program Code?

    Program Description: Family Medicine/Knapp
    Program Code: 1825120C2