GME Programs

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Family Medicine Eligibility Requirements

Applicants will be considered on an individual basis; however, the following requirements must be met:

  • U.S. citizens or individuals with permanent resident status (green card); we do not sponsor visas.
  • Applicants must successfully complete USMLE Step 1 or COMLEX Level 1 before an interview offer can be extended.
  • Step 2CK, Step 2CS or COMLEX Level 2CE and Level 2PE must be successfully completed prior to ranking.
  • Score threshold for USMLE is 220; for COMLEX is 500; applications will be reviewed for individual merit.
  • Prefer no more than 3 years since completion of medical school to anticipated start of residency
  • Any breaks in education or work history must be explained.
  • Applicants must be eligible for a residency training license in the State of Nevada.
  • Applicants not meeting the above criteria will be reviewed for individual merit.
  • Applicants must be processed through a mandatory background check.

PGY-2 Advanced Positions

Applications will be accepted only through ERAS (Electronic Residency Application Service) and participation in the NRMP (National Resident Match Program). We require the following documents from each applicant via ERAS:

  • ERAS Application
  • Personal Statement
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Minimum of 3 letters of recommendation, including at least one from Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Medical School Transcript
  • MSPE/Dean’s Letter
  • USMLE/COMLEX transcript for Steps/Levels 1, 2CS and 2CK
  • ECFMG certificate, if indicated
After review of applications, invitations to interview will be sent to qualified applicants through ERAS along with scheduling instructions.