The Rush-Copley Family Medicine Program participates in the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP). Applications are accepted only through ERAS (Electronic Residency Application Service). The ERAS website address is www.aamc.org.
We receive over 1,000 applications to fill our four positions. All applications are reviewed and approximately 60 applicants are selected for an interview based on the following factors:
- ERAS application and personal statement showing a specific interest and commitment to family medicine
- USMLE/COMLEX scores and number of attempts
Required application documents include:
- ERAS common application form with personal statement
- USMLE/COMLEX results
- Medical school transcripts
- Dean’s Letter or medical school performance evaluation (MSPE)
- Three professional letters of recommendation, one of which should be from a family physician.
- Medical school graduation date of 2012 or more recent. Consideration will be given to those applicants who have been in active practice or residency since 2012 in an ACGME-approved program.
- A valid certificate from the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) for international medical graduates only. Visa sponsorship is not available.
Application deadline is December 31, 2013.
Interviews are scheduled by invitation only between October and January. Generally, interviews begin at 8:30 a.m. and end at 2 p.m.