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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.


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

Kelly O’Shaughnessy
Residency Programs Manager
Internal Medicine Residency Program 
Dignity Health - St. Rose Dominican Hospitals
[email protected]