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Frequently Asked Questions


 WHERE WILL MY CONTINUITY CLINIC BE?

At the new Denver Health Medical Center Southwest Clinic. Located at 1339 South Federal Blvd. Denver, Co 80219. 1

 HOW OFTEN WILL I ROTATE BETWEEN MEDICINE AND PEDIATRICS?

Residents rotate between Medicine and Pediatrics every three (3) months.2

 WHAT DATES ARE INTERVIEWS HELD?

Tentative interview dates for this upcoming Recruitment season are:

November

Friday, November 4, 2016
Friday, November 11, 2016
Friday, November 18, 2016 
 
December
Thursday, December 1, 2016
Friday, December 9, 2016
Friday, December 16, 2016
 
January
Friday, January 6, 2017
Friday, January 13, 2017
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 WHAT LETTERS ARE REQUIRED AND ACCEPTABLE?

We require a Chairman's letter from the Department of Medicine OR the Department of Pediatrics. A Dean's letter or MSPE, and 3-4 LOR's (letters of recommendation). At least one LOR must be from an Internal Medicine faculty; At least one LOR must be from a Pediatric faculty; And one (IF APPLICABLE, but certainly not required), LOR should be from a Med-Peds faculty member. All letters must be from US physicians4

 DO YOU HIRE OUTSIDE OF THE NRMP MATCH?

No, applications for PGY-1 positions are only accepted through ERAS.5

 IS U.S. CLINICAL EXPERIENCE REQUIRED FOR INTERNATIONAL GRADUATES?

We expect international medical graduates to have an exceptional academic record and have (at least four months) hands-on clinical experience at an accredited U.S. or Canadian healthcare center. We will not count observerships, research or shadowing as clinical experience.6

 ARE THERE ANY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS FOR INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL GRADUATES?

​International Medical Graduates are required to be ECFMG (Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates) certified at the time of your application or far enough along in the application process that you will receive certification no later than February 1st of the year in which you plan to match.7

 HOW LONG CAN I BE OUT OF MEDICAL SCHOOL AND STILL APPLY FOR YOUR PROGRAM?

​Applicant must have graduated from medical school within the last five years.8