Internal Medicine Residency
Applications are only accepted through ERAS for the categorical, Med-Peds, EMIM
and preliminary programs. All positions are only offered through the
National Residency Matching Program (NRMP).
- 1252140C0 Categorical Internal Medicine (3 years)
- 1252700C0 Medicine-Pediatrics (4 years)
- 1252705C0 Internal Medicine-Emergency Medicine (5 years)
- 1252140P0 Preliminary Internal Medicine (1 year)
- 1252140P1 Med-Prelim/Neurology (1 year) - reserved for those matching to Neurology at the University
The following materials must be submitted through ERAS no later than December 20:
- ERAS application
- Medical Student Performance Evaluation (MSPE)
- 4 letters of recommendation, preferably including one from the Chair of the Department
- Medical school transcript
- USMLE Step 1
- USMLE Step 2 (CK and CS). We prefer to have your CK scores no
later than February 1. If your medical school requires Step 2-CS for
graduation, make sure your results return by May 1 so that the start of internship is not
- Personal statement
For other correspondence, you can reach us
at email@example.com or:
Susan D. Wolfsthal, M.D.
Residency Program Director
Department of Medicine
University of Maryland
22 South Greene Street
Baltimore, MD 21201-1595
Upon review of these materials, you will receive an email informing you if an interview has been granted.
Interviews are conducted on Tuesdays and Thursdays from early November through the end of January.
Reduced rates at nearby hotels are available. If you have any questions or would like to check
on the status of your application, please contact us at 410-328-2388, option #1.
I M P O R T A N T : After applying to our program, please check your
email frequently. Invitation, confirmation of your interview, and other correspondence will be sent ONLY
If you are applying to the:
- Categorical or preliminary medicine programs at the University of Maryland,
please follow the above instructions.
- ABIM Research Pathway, include a letter from your research mentor in ERAS. Also
complete this Supplemental Application, which
will allow you to elaborate on your research interests.
- Neurology program at the University of Maryland, you can complete your
preliminary medicine training either at the University of Maryland or at another institution.
Although not required, we strongly encourage you to complete both your PGY-1 year and neurology
residency at the University of Maryland.
- If you would like to complete your Neurology and Preliminary Medicine training at Maryland,
please submit 2 separate ERAS applications - one to the Med-Prelim/Neurology Program and one to
the Neurology Program. The Med-Prelim/Neurology Program is reserved for those matching to Neurology at the
University of Maryland.
If you are invited to interview with Neurology, you will meet with the Director of the Internal Medicine
Preliminary Program on the day of your Neurology. You do not need to come for a formal interview with
the Department of Medicine. Click here for more information about the
- If you would like to complete your Neurology at Maryland and your Preliminary Medicine training at
another institution, please
submit your ERAS application to the Neurology program only. If invited, you will only interview with the
Department of Neurology. Click here for more information about the
- If you are applying to Neurology at another institution and would like to apply to our Preliminary
Internal Medicine program, please submit an application through ERAS to Preliminary Internal Medicine.
If invited, you will interview with the Department of Medicine.
- Med-Peds program, please follow the instructions under
- EMIM program, please follow the instructions under
- Preliminary medicine program at Mercy Medical Center, you must send
them a separate ERAS application. See Mercy
Medical Center for more information.
If you are an International Medical Graduate, please note the
following requirements. Further information about visas is available on our
GME web site.
- Valid ECFMG certificate, including successful completion of the CSA.
- The University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) adheres to the standards
and guidelines for the employment of non-immigrants as established by federal
immigration laws and the U.S. Department of Labor. UMMC will hire only U.S.
citizens and non-citizens that are authorized for employment. Non-immigrant
alien residents or fellows will be sponsored under the J-1 visas program.
H-1B visas are not considered appropriate visas for residents
- Completion of a minimum of 4 months of active clinical experience in a
US or Canadian medical school prior to November. Clinical observerships
do not fulfill this requirement.
- Although specific minimum USMLE scores are not required for the residency program,
it is highly desirable to have USMLE scores over 210 for all applicants.
Applicants who have failed any USMLE step will not be granted interviews.
If you are an Osteopathic Medical Student, we require USMLE Step
1 scores to be considered for an interview. USMLE Step 2 scores should
be submitted no later than February 1. COMLEX alone does not meet this requirement.
For applicants with questions about disabilities and similar issues,
please see the GME
Technical Standards Policy.
This page was last updated on:
August 8, 2012.