Application Information | Family Medicine Residency Program | MedStar Health

Application Information—The MedStar Health—Georgetown/Washington Hospital Center Residency Program in Family Medicine

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 4 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 3 years of graduation from medical school.
  • Applicant must submit at least 2 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.

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