Application and Interviews

Family Medicine Residency Program

Application Criteria

  • Applications must be submitted through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). No faxes or emails will be accepted, and no applications will be pre-screened.
  • Applicants must be US citizens or be currently authorized to work in the United States. RWJUH Somerset will not consider applicants in need of a visa.
  • Medical schools must be on the Medical Schools Recognized by the Medical Board of California list.
  • Applicants must have graduated within two years of July 2023
  • International Medical Graduates must meet all requirements for certification from the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG)
  • Passing scores on USMLE Steps/COMLEX Levels, preferably on the first attempt.
  • Direct, supervised clinical experience in the United States within the last twelve months
  • Two Letters of Recommendation from US physicians with whom applicant has had direct, clinical experience
  • Entering residents must be fully vaccinated for COVID 19

ACGME #: 1203311194

NRMP Program Code: 1934120C0

Interview Scheduling

  • All interviews for the 2022-2023 recruitment season will be conducted virtually
  • Invitations to interview will be sent out via Thalamus after October 10, 2022
  • Interviews will be scheduled through Thalamus
  • Interviews will be conducted on Monday, Tuesday and Friday mornings beginning on October 24, 2022. Interviews will conclude in late January 2023
  • Dates for virtual “Meet and Greet” sessions with residents will be announced at a later date