Information for Applicants

United Memorial Medical Center is in the process of applying for ACGME accreditation.  We expect to have accreditation and be participating in the NRMP match and accepting allopathic candidates for our 2019 class.  We currently are accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA).

Applicants must be a graduate of colleges of osteopathic medicine in the United States accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA).

All first year applicants are required to submit their application through Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). 

The following information is required:

  • Dean’s Letter / Medical School Performance Evaluation
  • Medical School Transcript
  • COMLEX Scores
  • Personal Statement
  • Three current letters of recommendation (dated within the last 6 months)
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • ERAS common application

Applications selected for interview are based on the information provided at the time the application is received and reviewed.

Preference will be given to applicants from the area and those applicants having graduated from an osteopathic medical school with in the last two years. 

We do not post cut-off scores rather our Residents are selected on the basis of their ability, aptitude, academic credentials, communication skills and personal qualities, in other words, we look at the candidate as a whole. The selection committee reviews the entire application including, but not limited to, board scores, letters of recommendation, Medical school transcripts, personal statements, and dean’s letter.  All first year residency applicants must have passed COMLEX 1 and COMLEX 2 both CE and PE, prior to rank order submission.

 

Transfer Applicants

Transfer applications will be accepted based on the availability of open positions. 

The following information will be required;

  • Updated Curriculum Vitae
  • Official COMLEX Scores
  • Personal Statement, include why you are transferring
  • Three current letters of recommendation (dated within the last 6 months)
  • Letter of good standing from current residency program

To determine the appropriate level of education for residents who are transferring from another residency program, the program director must receive written verification of previous educational experiences and a summary of previous performance evaluations of the transferring resident prior to their acceptance in to the program.  A program director is required to provide verification of residency performance for residents who may leave the program prior to completion of the residency.