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A completed application must be obtained before a decision is made to send an invitation to interview. The following documents must be submitted in order to complete your application:
Curriculum vitae (generated by ERAS )
Medical Student Performance Evaluation (formerly Dean's letter)
Medical school transcript
USMLE Steps 1 & 2 scores or the equivalent FLEX examinations. Step 1 required at the time of interview. Any matched applicant in the State of Massachusetts will not be able to apply for a limited license until these scores are reported.
Letter from the Chair of the applicant's Department of Medicine or from a designee (the latter must indicate that his/her letter is in place of a Chair's letter). A Chair's letter is preferred, but not required for applicants applying to our Preliminary Program.
Two additional letters of recommendation. Additional letters may be submitted without penalty.
In addition to a completed application, International Medical Graduates must be ECFMG Certified, or in the process of becoming certified (required to start internship). More information is available here http://www.ecfmg.org/about/index.html. You must submit two letters of recommendation from U.S. clinical supervisors. At least one year of clinical experience in the United States is required and your medical school graduation date must be within the past 4 years.
Yes, applicants interested in Primary Care should apply through the separate match. The program offers additional opportunities for clinical experience and mentoring in the outpatient setting. Visit the frequently asked questions page for more information.
Interviews are granted by invitation only. All completed applications are reviewed by our Selection Committee. Once a decision has been made to invite a candidate to interview, an invitation will be sent via email. The email will contain the interview dates available, and will provide instructions on how to schedule your interview.