Application / Interview
​​Application and Interview Process for Family Medicine

Interviews begin in November and run through January.

Six first-year slots are available each year.
Minimum Requirements (No exceptions):
  • Applications only accepted through ERAS.
  • Should be a medical school graduate within the past 3 years, in a U.S. 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 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).
  • At least three letters of recommendation, one of which should be from a family physician.
  • No institutional-sponsered visas (J-1 visas only allowed)
  • We do not prescreen applications prior to submission of ERAS application.

What we provide on interview​ day:
  • Dinner the prior night of your interview.
  • Lodging for yourself and your family/significant other.
  • 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.