Prepare for your RESIDENCY APPLICATION

Applying to residencies can be a complicated set of steps and decisions. We are here to help.

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APPLICATION PROCESS

ERAS® — the Electronic Residency Application Service — is a service that transmits residency applications, letters of recommendation, Dean’s Letters/MSPE, transcripts, and other supporting credentials from applicants and medical schools to fellowship, osteopathic internship and residency programs, to include:

  • Personal statement
  • CV
  • Dean’s letter
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Transcript
  • USMLE Scores: Please note that applicants must take the USMLE exams and must successfully pass Steps 1 and 2 (both CK and CS/PE if DO) prior to the NRMP Rank Order List Deadline. Osteopathic candidates may substitute COMLEX scores in place of USMLE scores. Minimum COMLEX score cut off is 500 for both Step 1 and Step 2.
Program NRMP code: 1824320C3

Additional requirements for International Medical Graduates:

  • J-1 Visa only.
  • Valid ECFMG certificate, must be obtained by January 31.
  • Clinical experience within United States is preferred.
  • No more than 2 years post graduation from medical school, or, where applicable, 2 years out of residency training.
  • USMLE step 1 and step 2 CK score of 220 or higher (3-digit score), must have passed on first attempt.

program coordinator

Danika Gretzinger

dgretzinger@ascension.org
850-416-7658