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Interested in Applying?

Thank you for your interest in the Family Medicine Residency Program at the University of Kansas Medical Center. Please apply if you meet our basic requirements.

Basic Requirements for 2015-16

  1. Applications accepted exclusively through the ERAS system. Please begin the process here: ERAS. ERAS applications must be complete to be considered, including personal statement, 3 letters of recommendation, Dean's letter, and transcript. Applications are accepted through December 1.
  2. Completion of USMLE Step 1 (or COMLEX part 1) with a passing score prior to application.
  3. Completion of USMLE Step 2 CK and CS with passing scores prefereable prior to application. Passing scores must be documented in ERAS prior to the program's match list submission date.
  4. Must pass each exam (USMLE Step 1, Step 2 CK and CS, or COMLEX 1 and 2) on the first or second attempt, preferably on the first attempt. Applicants with 3 attempts needed to pass an exam will not be considered.
  5. Graduating from an LCME or AOA accredited medical school in 2015 or 2016. International medical school graduates must be within 3 years of graduation or currently in training.
  6. Permanent resident or citizen. KU is unable to sponsor J1 Visas.
  7. Valid ECFMG Certificate for International Medical Graduates
  8. Able to obtain a Kansas medical license. See the Kansas State Board of Healing Arts website for statute 65-2873 for details.
  9. Able to begin work on July 1, 2016.

*KU is unable to sponsor J1 visas. Applications from permanent residents and US citizens are welcome. All international candidates must be ECFMG certified.

    Interviews and site visits: Qualified applicants will be invited to interview with our faculty and residents. Candidates will tour the KU campus and the Family Medicine clinic. Opportunity to socialize with the residents and faculty in a variety of settings is offered. You will also have an opportunity to meet staff and nurses who would work with you here at KU.

    Example interview schedule (subject to change):

    •   7:30 AM     Meet resident in hospital lobby (residents who are interviewing applicants)
    •   7:45 AM     Meet and greet with Program Director and Coordinator
    •   8:30 AM     Start interviews
      • Resident
      • Chief
      • Faculty
      • Assistant Program Director/Chair
      • Behavioral faculty/Psychologist
      • Program Director
    • 11:15 AM     Tour of hospital and family medicine center
    • 12:30 PM    Lunch with residents MOB (residents who are interviewing applicants)
    •   1:30 PM    Wrap up with Program Director and Coordinator (Benefits, Pictures)
    •   2:00 PM    Done

    We recognize that the residency application process is critical to your career. Connecting with the right applicants for our program is also important to us. If there is anything that we can do to improve the application process for you or your family, do not hesitate to contact us:

    Kristen Estrada, Senior Residency Coordinator, kestrada@kumc.edu

    Feel free to call our Residency Office with any questions: 913-588-1959.

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