Transitional Year Residency Application Process

ERAS Program ID: 9991100002 

Admissions Overview

  • We offer 20 PGY1 positions for the 2022-2023 academic year
  • We will participate in the NRMP Match for 2022
  • Interviews are granted on an invitation-only basis
  • Visa Sponsorship: We accept the J-1 visa sponsored through ECFMG
  • Interviews are granted on an invitation-only basis. The program administrator will contact those candidates chosen for interview.

Application Requirements

  • CV
  • ERAS common application
  • Personal statement
  • Three letters of recommendation (written within the last 6 months)
  • Dean’s letter, when available
  • Transcripts
  • USMLE +/- COMLEX Step 1 (required at the time of application), Step 2 CK results/scores (required by January 30th)
  • ECFMG certification is required by January 30th


  • We do not have a specific score requirement, but we usually use the National Internal Medicine USMLE averages as a benchmark. This information is available on the NRMP website in their reports section.
  • Preference for interviews is given to those who pass all exams on the first attempt.
  • U.S. clinical experience is preferred.
  • Medical school graduation within five years is preferred.