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HOW TO APPLY?
 
 
 
check mark.JPG All applications must be submitted through Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). Information on this service can be obtained through your Dean's Office. Applicants mustparticipate in the National Residency Match Program (NRMP). The Med-Peds NRMP number is 1076700CO.
check mark.JPG ERAS application deadline is November 15. Applications are accepted via ERAS from September 15, 2014 through November 15, 2014. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered if received after this date.
check mark.JPG ERAS applications must include:
- Formal Medical School Transcripts
 
- USMLE Transcripts
 
- Personal Statement
 
- 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 from a Pediatric faculty and (if applicable), one LOR from a Med-Peds faculty member. All letters must be from US physicians.
  
- Curriculum Vitae (CV)
check mark.JPG All applicants must have taken and passed both components of USMLE Step I and USMLE Step II CS and CK. Scores must be submitted to our program as soon as they become available.
check mark.JPG US Medical School applicants must pass USMLE Step 1 scores to be considered for an interview. Non-US medical school applicants and osteopathic applicants must pass and submit steps 1 and 2 in order to be eligible.
check mark.JPG Only scores at or above the mean of 221 will be considered. We expect individuals to pass all exams in their first attempt.
check mark.JPG COMLEX scores are not accepted.
check mark.JPG We welcome applicants participating in the couples match and will be flexible in arranging your interview day. Please be sure to indicate if you will be participating in the couples match.
 
 

International Medical Graduates

To be seriously considered:
check mark.JPG Applicant must be a U.S. citizen, a lawful permanent resident, refugee, asylee, or possess the appropriate documentation to allow a resident to legally train at the University Of Colorado Denver School Of Medicine.
check mark.JPG Applicant must demonstrate excellent spoken and written English and the ability to work in a modern, high complexity medical center.
check mark.JPG We only accept applications submitted to us electronically through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). International medical graduates must apply to our program through an ECFMG (Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates) office.
check mark.JPG We expect international medical graduates to have an exceptional academic record and have (at lease 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.
check mark.JPG 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. Please write to: ECFMG-ERAS Program, 3624 Market St., Philadelphia, PA 19104-2685, U.S.A., or visit their website, to obtain the needed forms.
check mark.JPG Applicant letters of recommendation (LOR) must be from U.S. attending physicians supervising the applicant.
check mark.JPG Any Visa status request must be handled on a case by case basis. The type of visa sponsored will be determined by our International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS). They assess your current visa status, where you are in the process and the type of visa you need to have.
check mark.JPG Applicant must have graduated from medical school within the last five years.
check mark.JPG The University of Colorado is unable to offer observerships or externships to anyone who has already graduated from medical school.
 
*Additional information regarding our core programs in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics is available through their respective websites. Links located on our home page.  
For more information, please contact Danaa Kennedy, Program Coordinator:
 
Email: MedicinePediatricsResidencyProgram@ucdenver.edu or call 303.724.6595