Application Criteria

We participate in the National Resident Match Program (NRMP):


Length of program

Number of PGY-1 positions


Categorical Internal Medicine

3 Years

7 Positions


Preliminary Internal Medicine

1 Year

2 Positions


Important Points:

***We will begin offering interviews October 7, 2019***

  • All candidates must apply through ERAS.
  • Applications are accepted through November 30, 2019.
  • Program start date is June 12, 2020 to allow more transition time at end of training.
  • Orientation will begin on June 15, 2020.
  • We do not accept or sponsor any visas. IMG’s who are permanent residents and US. citizens are welcome to apply.
  • The first attempt minimum USMLE score is 200; the average minimum score is 220.
  • The first attempt minimum COMLEX score is 450; the average minimum score is 500.
  • Prior to ranking (not applying) Steps 1, 2CK and 2CS must be complete.
  • We would prefer graduation from medical school be within the past 5 years.
  • The interview season begins November 1 and ends January 31.
  • ECFMG certificates, when appropriate, must be current prior to licensure (not application).
  • Prior US clinical experience in Internal Medicine is strongly preferred.
  • A minimum of three letters of recommendation are required; one must be from your Department Chair, the rest may be written by professionals who have worked closely with you.
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  • NHRMC does not offer any Internal Medicine Fellowships.
  • NHRMC does offer an internal medicine residency experience where every faculty physician knows your name and what's unique about you.