Application Procedure for Foreign Medical Graduates

DO NOT FAX OR EMAIL YOUR APPLICATION: The residency program regrets that we do not have the manpower to assist you in determining your eligibility for our program. Eligibility criteria is listed below. Faxed or emailed materials will not be read.

How to Submit Your Application

Applications are accepted only through the: Electronic Residency Application System (ERAS).

Any graduate of a foreign medical school, including an American citizen whose medical degree is from a college outside the United States or Canada, is considered a foreign medical graduate. These graduates are required to do postgraduate medical training in a United States training program before they can become either Board certified or licensed physicians in this country.

All applicants, including those from foreign countries, are required to apply only through the Electronic Residency Application System. 

Requirements for Foreign Medical Graduates

Mandatory requirements for foreign medical graduates include:

  • One full year (twelve months) of experience in the United States
  • Must have graduated from medical school within the past two years
  • Must score higher than 250 on Step 1 of the USMLE examination

Applicants who do not meet the above criteria will not be considered.