Application Information | Family Medicine Residency at Franklin Square | MedStar Health

Criteria for applicants

We use an evaluation process that takes into consideration the entire application process.

Preferable criteria as follows:

  • Applications are only accepted through ERAS (We do not accept paper information).
  • Valid ECFMG certificate.
  • Successful completion of USMLE Step 1 and Step 2 CK and CS or COMLEX Step 1 and 2; the desirable USMLE score for Step 1 and Step 2 is 210 passing on first attempt.
  • Minimum of four months of clinical experience in the U.S., Canada, UK, Australia, or South Africa is required.  Research does not qualify as clinical experience.
  • Applicant must be within three years of graduation from medical school.
  • Applicant must submit at least two letters of recommendation that must come from the facility where the clinical experience was completed. Additional letters of recommendation may also be submitted.
  • Eligibility for J-1 visa

All applicants from affiliated institutions will be considered.

For more information, contact Kimberley Jones, residency program coordinator at 443-777-6545 or

Additional information

Application process

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