The residency program is centered on patient-based learning, a core schedule emphasizing pathology of disease as well as diagnostic processes and clinical management skills.

Our training program is designed to ensure competency in the key domains as defined by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education: patient care, medical knowledge, practice-based learning and improvement, interpersonal and communication skills, professionalism, and system-based practice. We are a program that employs, educates and serves our community.

Application Information

How to Apply

The program academic year runs from July to June. Applications to the residency program are accepted through the Electronic Resident Application Service (ERAS).

We participate in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP), which occurs in March each year. Recruited residents can expect to begin their residency periods on July 1.

Program Requirements

Regardless of location, all prospective residents must meet specific criteria prior to applying for the Baptist Internal Medicine Residency Programs.

Minimum Criteria

  1. Graduation from an LCME or AOA school with:
    1. USMLE Steps 1 and 2 scores 200 or above; Passing on Step 2 Clinical Skills
    2. COMLEX Steps 1 and 2 440 or above; Passing on COMLEX 2 Clinical Skills
    3. Will consider application for students with Step 2 Scores pending
  2. International graduates must have ECFMG certificate and have passed USMLE, as above, along with Step 3 at 220 or above, and have US clinical experience
  3. US citizens, permanent resident status (green card) holders, Employment Authorization Document (EAD) holders, Foreign Nationals with a valid Visa permitting employment with Baptist and J-1 Visa may be considered
  4. Must have graduated from medical school within the past five years


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