frequently asked questions

What denotes a complete application?
A complete application includes the following: medical school transcript, dean’s letter and three letters of recommendation, USMLE transcript, ECFMG certificate (if applicable) and a personal statement.

How do I submit my application?
We accept applications through the ERAS system only.

When is the application deadline?
January 31st 

Do you have a minimum required USMLE score?
Our Review Committee looks at each application individually, therefore, there is no minimum required score.

Which date will you be conducting interviews this season?
Generally, we will be conducting interviews for the Blackstone Rural Program on Wednesdays and interviews for the St. Francis Family Medicine Program on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Interviews will begin November 1st and end on February 1st. We are, however, flexible and will accommodate your needs.

Lodging/Dinner?
We provide a complimentary one-night stay at a hotel adjacent to our facility. We also host a dinner for candidates, their families and significant others the evening prior to their interview.

International Medical Graduates:

Does your program require previous U.S. clinical experience?
No previous experience is required.

Does your program have a medical school graduation cut-off date?
There is no minimum/maximum number of years from medical school graduation date requirement.

What are the visa options for the program?
We do not sponsor any type of visa.

ECFMG certification applicants must be ECFMG certified before beginning residency.

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