To Apply

Applications to Rutgers Health/Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset are only accepted through ERAS, the Electronic Residency Application Service. Application information is available from the ERAS Web site or from the Dean's Office at your medical school.

We accept applications for seven PGY-1 positions yearly. Last year, we received over 2,000 applications.

Application Criteria:

These criteria are meant as general guidelines and are not to be considered all-inclusive.

  • For the class entering residency on July 1, 2021, graduation from medical school must be after Nov. 1, 2020
  • Passing scores on USMLE Steps/COMLEX Levels on the first attempt
  • Direct, supervised clinical experience in the United States
  • Two Letters of Recommendation from US physicians with whom applicant has had direct, clinical experience
  • Medical school must be on the Medical Schools Recognized by the Medical Board of California list.
  • RWJ Somerset Family Medicine Residency does not consider applicants in need of a visa.