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How to Apply

A. The residency uses ERAS for all applications to our residency program and will look for the following information to be in ERAS:

  • Personal Statement
  • Current CV  
  • Dean's letter from US grads/ECFMG from international medical school graduates
  • Medical school transcripts
  • Three letters of recommendation, with one structured letter of evaluation (SEL) from your internal medicine rotation highly recommended
  • Graduation from an approved medical school determined by using the World Directory of Medical School's list of recognized schools within the last two years; 
  • USMLE or COMLEX Transcripts.  

B. International Medical Graduates (IMGs). In addition to the requirements listed above, IMGs must have the following:

ECFMG Certification
An ECFMG Certificate is required before you will be granted an interview.  IMGs who have not yet graduated must complete the application with the ECFMG.  Interviews may be granted to IMGs without an ECFMG Certificate if they are currently enrolled in medical school and they meet the other application criteria.  For further information please contact:

Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates
3624 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-2685
Tel: (215) 386-5900

NOTE: We do not sponsor VISAs of any type.

C. Interview Day Details:

  • All interviews will be held virtually. Applicants selected for an interview will receive direct communication about the interviewing process and virtual interviewing platform we use, which is Thalamus. Please make sure to have the application installed and tested prior to your interview day.
  • Interviews may have both asynchronous and synchronous components to be completed within the applicant’s selected interview day. We will have morning and afternoon sessions for you to select from.
  • Interviews will be standardized and conducted by the Program Director and several faculty members. Opportunities to speak with current residents will be included in the schedule as well via weekly “Virtual Meet & Greet Events”.
  • All selected applicants will be subject to the same interview format and review.

Please review the AAMC Virtual Interviews: Applicant Preparation Guide for helpful tips to prepare for your virtual interview.


For more information about St. Rose Internal Medicine Residency, please contact:

Yolie Gerardo
Program Coordinator
Internal Medicine Residency Program 
Dignity Health - St. Rose Dominican Hospitals
[email protected]