Applying

Following are a few requisites which will be taken into consideration during the review of applications:

  • Completed ERAS Application
  • Passing score USMLE or COMLEX Step 1  
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Medical School Transcript
  • Dean’s Letter
  • Personal Statement
  • Graduated from Medical School within the last 2 years

International Medical School Graduates must also:

  • Have graduated from a Medical School recognized by the State of California  
  • Submit ECFMG Certification
  • Include proof of recent, relevant experience in the U.S. Medical System
  • PTAL required before ranking

Should you meet the above criteria, we encourage you to apply to our program through ERAS as we begin accepting applications in the fall. 

Please note that we are not:

  • Accepting applicants with prior US GME experience (due to CMS policies regarding newly accredited teaching institutions)
  • Providing Visa Sponsorship
  • Reviewing application materials submitted outside of ERAS
  • Distributing application materials
  • Offering observership positions
  • Filling positions outside of the Match
  • Offering off-cycle positions

While a firm application deadline has not been set, and an interview position cannot be guaranteed, we highly recommend that completed applications be received no later than December 1. If you have any questions or need further information, please contact our Program Coordinator, at fmresidency.gme@kdhcd.org.

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