How to Apply: Postgraduate Year Two & Above

Applicants to postgraduate year two and above positions do not have to participate in the matching program, but must provide the following:

  • Completed application with a recent photograph
  • Dean's letter
  • Official transcript
  • AAIM recommends that categorical internal medicine applicants provide two required letters: a clinical LOR from an internal medicine faculty member and a DOM Summary Letter of Evaluation (template provided as MS Word); one optional LOR could be provided from clinical faculty or a scholarly project mentor
  • Additional recommendations from physicians also may be submitted, but are not required
  • Personal interview
  • Step I of the USMLE examination must be passed on the first attempt
  • If available, step II USMLE scores should be submitted via ERAS
  • Letters of recommendation from the administrator or chief of service from each hospital where the applicant has trained since graduating from medical school

D.O. students must score a minimum of 500 on COMLEX level 1

An applicant who has been in military service should have a recommendation from the commanding officer and professional qualifications.