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A qualified applicant to the Emergency Medicine Residency Program will meet the following requirements:

  • Completed ERAS Application
  • USMLE Step 1 score of 210 for M.D. candidates or a COMLEX level 1 score of 475 for D.O. candidates
  • Three Letters of Recommendation written or updated (by original author) within the last calendar year, two of which must be Standard Letters of Evaluation (SLOE) or Letters of Recommendation from ED Faculty
  • Medical School transcript
  • Dean's Letter
  • Personal Statement
  • Graduation from a Medical School recognized by the State of California within the last two years

International Medical Graduates must also:

  • Submit ECFMG Certification

Should you meet the above criteria, we encourage you to apply to our program through ERAS as we begin accepting applications in the fall. Interviews are scheduled every Thursday (except Thanksgiving and either before or after Christmas), starting in November and ending the last Thursday in January.

Please note that we are not offering observership positions.

While a firm application deadline has not been set, it is preferred that completed applications be received as soon as possible. Our interview dates will range from early November to January. The sooner you apply the better! If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact the program coordinator at emresidency.gme@kaweahhealth.org.