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  • Morehouse School of Medicine sponsors approximately 140 residents in seven accredited programs. We are committed to providing quality graduate medical education through teaching in a major level-one trauma center with a diverse patient population and an outstanding faculty.

    Individuals applying for our residency programs must meet the following criteria:

    • U.S. citizen, resident alien, or able to obtain J1 Exchange Visitor status
    • Hold a medical degree from an accredited medical school
      *If you hold a degree from an international medical school, a valid Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates Certificate (ECFMG) is required.
    • Applicants with I-675 Employment Authorization Cards (EAD) are eligible to apply
    • In addition to these requirements, each program has specific eligibility requirements that must be satisfied

    If you meet the aforementioned criteria, please follow the steps below to complete and/or submit the following required documents:

    Step 1
    Apply through National Residency Matching Program: U.S. Allopathic Senior Medical Students seeking PGY 1-Categorical Residency Positions will be through the Match.

    Step 2
    Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) Application: Must submit prior to deadlines (Public Health and Preventive Medicine applicants may use the program's application — please contact Carla Durham at for more information).

    Step 3
    Curriculum Vitae: ERAS CV accepted. Must be in professional, physician format with a photograph.

    Step 4
    USMLE: Step 2 CK Score 80 or above for Internal Medicine and Family Medicine.  Must pass Step 2 CS prior to entry into all programs.

    Step 5
    Three letters of reference: Educational and/or clinical letters must be written within 18 Months of application.

    Step 6
    Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates Certificate: Must be final prior to or on Match Day.