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How to Apply to St. Joseph's EM Residency

We invite you to consider St. Joseph's Medical Center located in Stockton, CA, as you make your residency program selection.

Application Process

Applications will be accepted every fall via ERAS for the following academic year. We only accept and review applications via the ERAS system. We do not independently sponsor any Visas. J-1 Visas can be accepted if sponsored through ECFMG.  

Documents Required:

  • Dean's Letter (not required to receive an interview invitation)
  • 3 Letters of Recommendations
  • Official USMLE/COMLEX Step 1 Score (Step 2 score preferred) 
  • Personal Statement
  • Transcript
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • ECFMG Status Report (if applicable)

Factors important in the resident selection process include:

  • Academic qualifications
  • Dependability, responsibility, maturity, courtesy, confidence
  • Leadership skills
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Sense of humor and work ethic
  • US Clinical Experience
  • Applicants from the Central Valley of California will be strongly considered
  • Strong work ethic


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