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Internal Medicine Program FAQ’s

Are you accepting applications for the 2021 Academic year? Yes

What is your application timeline?

  • 11/16/2020-interviews begin
  • 12/31/2020-application deadline for PHCC IM Residency Program
  • Limited number of J1 Visas will be available on a case-by-case basis.

Will you be participating in The Match? No

How many positions are there? Transitional- 5 PGY I – 15 PGY II – 15 PGY III - 15

How do I apply? All applicants must apply through ERAS (Electronic Residency Application System). Our program ID # is 1403300539. We do not accept applications via Fax, Email or postal services.

What documents are required for application to your program?

  1. Completed ERAS application form
  2. Dean’s letter of recommendation
  3. Letters of Recommendation (3)
  4. CV (through ERAS)
  5. Explanation of gaps in training or medical school
  6. Personal Statement
  7. Official medical school transcript
  8. Official USMLE transcript
  9. Current professional photo

Are there additional requirements? Yes, graduation from medical school within the past 5 years and ECFMG certification.

What are your USMLE score requirements? Applicants must pass USMLE Step 1 and Step 2 on the first attempt and should have scores of 220 or higher. We do not specifically exclude applicants based on the USMLE score as we carefully consider the entire application and encourage all interested students to submit applications to our residency program.

    For more information, please visit our website at www.smh-nj.com/GME