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Application Information

Thank you for your interest in Rochester Regional Health/Unity Hospital (Rochester)’s Internal Medicine Residency Program (formerly known as Unity Health System Program). We participate in the Main Residency Match through NRMP.

Categorical applicants: Our NRMP Code is 1510140C0 

Preliminary applicants: Our NRMP Code is 1510140P0

Our ACGME Program ID is 1403531527



We have 15 PGY 1 positions

  • 13 categorical positions
  • 2 preliminary positions

We accept applications only through ERAS. Complete applications must include the following:

  • Three (3) letters of recommendation, including one from your Chairperson in Medicine. If he/she is not available, you may use an alternate
  • Dean’s Letter
  • Medical school transcript
  • USMLE or COMLEX transcript
  • Current Curriculum Vitae
  • Personal Statement

*PLEASE NOTE: Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

In reviewing applications, we consider medical school transcripts, Dean’s Letter/MSPE, letters of recommendation, USMLE test scores (and number of attempts), and clinical experience.

  • We accept International Medical Graduates, and we sponsor J1 and H1-B visas
  • To be considered for H1 visa sponsorship, you must have a passing USMLE Step 3 result by “Match Day”
  • We do not post cut-off scores; rather, we consider each person’s entire application
  • Graduation within the last five years is preferred
  • U.S. clinical experience is preferred
  • We do not require ECFMG certification at the time of interview, but certification must be obtained before starting Residency
  • Application deadline  is December 31, 2016
  • Interviews are held from October through January

Contract Information

Contract includes the 3-year categorical Internal Medicine Residency Program. Residents receive an initial contract for one year and will receive a new contract for each subsequent year, provided that all performance expectations are met. 

Click here for sample contract. This is a sample contract for our categorical residents; our preliminary residents receive a single year contract.