Medical School

Eligible applicants must have:

  1. Graduated from a medical school accredited by The Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) or The AOA Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA)OR Graduated from an international medical school and will hold a valid certificate from the Educational Commission on Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) by the beginning of training.AND
  2. Graduated from medical school no more than 2 years prior to the date of matriculation to residency. [Military and Public Service exceptions may apply.]

Visa/Citizenship Status

  • The Redmond Regional Internal Medicine program only accepts applications from Foreign Nationals who are holders of a Green Card (or other permanent resident status).
  • Beginning with the 2020 match, the Redmond Regional Internal Medicine program WILL NO LONGER sponsor new applicants requiring either J-1 or H-1 visas.

USMLE/COMLEX Examination

Applicants taking the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) must have passed Step 1 and Step 2 CK

  • Preference will be given to those with a score of 216 or greater on Step 1 and a score of 231 or greater on Step 2 CK
  • Applicants must pass Step 2 CS PRIOR to being considered for ranking

Applicants taking the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners’ Comprehensive Osteopathic Medical Licensing Examination (COMLEX) must have passed Level 1 and Level 2 CE

  • Preference will be given to those with a score of 477 or greater on Level 1 and a score of 493 or greater on Level 2 CE
  • Applicants must pass Level 2 PE PRIOR to being considered for ranking

Preference will also be given to those without prior failures on any Step/Level exam.

Medical Licensure

Applicants must be eligible to obtain a Georgia medical training license.

Non-Discrimination

The Internal Medicine Residency Program will not discriminate with regard to gender, age, race, sexual orientation, gender affiliation, religion, ethnicity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

Selection Policy

The Internal Medicine Residency Program selects from eligible applicants on the basis of their preparedness, ability, aptitude, academic credentials, communication skills, and personal qualities, such as motivation, empathy, and integrity.

Application and Matching Services

The Internal Medicine Residency Program participates in the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS®). ALL applications are processed through ERAS®. Applications by e-mail, mail, or fax will not be accepted.

The Program participates in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) for US Allopathic, and Osteopathic candidates as well as international medical graduates.

Applications should include the following:
  1. The common application form
  2. USMLE scores (or COMLEX equivalents) – Steps 1, 2 (CK and CS) required for all applicants
  3. ECFMG report and certificate for international medical graduates
  4. An official transcript from the applicant’s medical school
  5. Medical Student Performance Evaluation (formerly Dean’s letter)
  6. The Department of Medicine letter (when available)
  7. Two additional letters of recommendation
  8. The personal statement

Road Map to Residency – AAMC