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Frequently Asked Questions

1.  What is your accreditation status?
The program is fully accredited for five years, the maximum amount of time allowable by RRC. Our next RRC review is tentatively set for 2015.

2.  Does the department offer fellowships?
We offer fellowships in all 10 subspecialties of Internal Medicine (Cardiology, Pulmonary/CCM, Infectious Disease, Nephrology, Endocrinology, Rheumatology, Gastroenterology, Geriatrics, Palliative Care, Hematology/Oncology).

3.  How many positions does your program offer?
There are approximately 60 intern positions offered each year.

4.  What is your application deadline?
Our application deadline is January 1. Interviews generally run from mid November to early January. Applications are only accepted via ERAS.

5.  Is there a minimum score requirement for USMLE, steps 1 and 2?
We do not have a minimum USMLE score requirement. We review the overall application. The USMLE Step 2 scores are not required at the time of the application process; depending on your medical school, they may be required for you to graduate.

6.  Do you accept applications from osteopathic and international medical graduates?
Yes. Foreign medical graduates will only be considered if their date of medical school graduation is within the last 2 years.

7.  When is orientation?
There is a mandatory Health System orientation and a mandatory Departmental orientation approximately one week before the start of the academic year.

8.  Is there on-campus housing?
Yes.

9.  Is there a meal allowance?
Yes.

10.  Is there an on-site daycare center?
Yes.

11.  Does the department cover expenses for presentation of research?
Yes.

12.  How far apart are the campuses? Is their transportation available?
The 2 campuses are 2 miles apart. There is a free shuttle service between the hospitals.
 

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