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Criteria & Applying

We are looking for medical graduates who are personally motivated to provide high-quality, patient-centered care. We are particularly interested in future residents who are:
  • Able to work in a team-centered environment
  • Possess strong leadership skills
  • Highly adaptive to help fashion an innovative family medicine residency

Please apply through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). The following documents are required and must be submitted through ERAS:

  • Personal Statement
  • MyERAS Application Form
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Medical school transcript
  • Medical school performance evaluation (Dean's letter)
  • United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) or Comprehensive Osteopathic Medical Licensing Examination (COMLEX) transcript


Applicants & Match Opportunities

  • Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) students are encouraged to apply. We AOA accredited and ACGME pre-accredited. We will only interview graduates for the National Matching Services (NMS), as we do not currently participate in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP).

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must meet the following medical school graduation qualification:

  • Graduate of a college of osteopathic medicine in the United States accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA)

Further requirements for successful application to our program:

  • We require that all applicants have passed USMLE or COMLEX Step One prior to submitting their application. Students must pass COMLEX or USMLE part 2 (both components) to be considered for ranking in the match.
  • We only accept applications from those individuals who have graduated from medical school within the past 24 months. In the interim, applicants must have been engaged in meaningful clinical, educational or research experience.

International Medical Graduates

We do not accept resident applications that require J-1 or H-1B visa status.

Online Applications

Please understand that not everyone meeting application criteria will be interviewed or accepted. Final decisions are made after review of all information available. Native American preference.