​​​Application and Interview Process for Internal Medicine

Interviews for the Central Michigan University Internal Medicine Residency program begin in October and run through January. Eight first-year slots are available each year.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Applications only accepted through ERAS.
  • Must be a medical school graduate by July 1, 2015, in a U.S. or residency program, on active federal service (e.g. military), or in an advanced degree program while remaining clinically active.​
  • ​Medical school must be on the approved California medical board list​.
  • Passed USMLE Step 1 & 2 CS and 2 CK or COMLEX Level 1 & 2-CE and 2-PE on 1st attempt (applicants with failure of one exam may be reviewed but unlikely to receive an interview)
  • Must not have repeated or remediated more than 1 medical school course or clerkship.
  • We do not sponsor H1-B visasWe will follow the ECFMG rules regarding J-1 Visa status.​
  • We do not prescreen applications prior to submission of ERAS application.
  • Medical students interested in Couples Matching should review the 
    Couples Match Policy before applying.


Applications to our residency programs should include:

  • ERAS common application form with personal statement
  • Dean's letter
  • Medical school transcripts
  • Three letters of recommendation - 2 of which must be from Internal Medicine
  • USMLE transcripts (MD) OR
  • COMLEX transcripts (DO)
  • ECFMG certificate (for international medical graduates only)


What we provide on interview day:

  • Dinner the night before your interview.
  • Lodging for yourself and your family/significant other.
  • Welcome letter and package.
  • Free breakfast buffet at the hotel and transportation to/from the hotel.
  • Lunch the day of your interview with residents and faculty.
  • One-on-one interviews with faculty members.
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