Applicant Criteria
 
 

Applicant Criteria

Morton Plant Mease Family Medicine Residency Program

The Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS)
https://www.aamc.org/services/eras/

Application Requirements and Criteria For Family Medicine Residency:

  • ERAS Common Application
  • Dean’s Letter
  • Transcript
  • 3 letters of recommendation (preferably with 1 letter being from a Family Physician)
  • Passing scores on USMLE Step 1, Step 2 Clinical Knowledge (CK), and Step 2 Clinical Skills (CS) must be achieved by the second attempt.  In order to be eligible for ranking, the applicant's Step 2 CK score must be received by the program before the NRMP rank list deadline. Receipt of a passing Step 2 CS score prior to the rank list deadline is preferred.
  • Medical School graduation within the last five years or active in an accredited residency or medical practice in the U.S. within the last five years
  • Our program does not sponsor Visas or offer Observerships

Osteopathic Graduates:

Same criteria as above, plus 1 year of completed training in an AOA Accredited program, COMLEX scores will be accepted in place of USMLE scores.

International Medical Graduates (IMGs) also need proof of:

  • Valid ECFMG certification at time of application is preferred
  • Permanent resident status
  • Clinical experience in the US (hands on experience preferred)
  • Command of the English language

Deadline:

To be considered for the 2017 match, complete applications with all supporting documentation must be received by December 1, 2016.

Contact Information:

For more information, please call (727) 467-2504 or view answers to frequently asked questions