Applicant Information

Application Requirements

  • Preferred board score requirements: (Passing on first attempt is highly preferred and will take precedence over those who have more than one attempt)
    • USMLE Step 1- 235 
    • USMLE Step 2 CK- 245
    • USMLE Step 2 CS- PASS 
    • COMLEX Step 1 – 525
    • COMLEX Step 2 CE-550
    • COMLEX Step 2 PE- Pass 
  • We are not sponsoring visas (EAD or green card)
  • Must be ECFMG certified by Rank Order List deadline (February)
  • US clinical experience highly preferred but not required 
  • No medical school interruptions
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation 
  • Research preferred

Resident Selection Process

  • All applicants must submit an application through ERAS.
  • The Program Director reviews and selects applicants that will be invited to interview. 
  • Interviews are conducted by the Program Director, and/or other core teaching faculty and current chief General Surgery residents. 
  • Interviews will take place virtually from November-January.
  • The Program Director and Associate Program Director make recommendations for selection to the Department faculty, prior to the match.
  • The Match process will follow and uphold all of the NRMP guidelines. 
  • After the match results are released, the Program Director reports those who have matched into our program to the Graduate Medical Education Committee.
Information for Applicants
Interested in applying to one of our programs, call (800) 436-7936.

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