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Applicant Information - Family Medicine at MedStar Franklin Square

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 200 passing on first attempt.
  • Minimum of 4 months of clinical experience in the US, Canada, UK, Australia, or South Africa. 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.

For more information, contact Nora Kellner, residency program coordinator at 443-777-6545 or nora.kellner@medstar.net.