Emergency Medicine/Internal Medicine Residency: Application Requirements

Key Dates Graphic EM/IM

Applications Due November 1


Your application must include:

  • Medical school transcripts
  • Dean’s letter
  • Minimum of two letters of recommendation
  • USMLE Step 1
  • Personal statement


  1. Submission: Submit your application through the Electronic Resident Application System (ERAS) using AMA-FRIEDA. Contact your medical school’s student affairs or dean’s office for instructions. We do not accept applications through the mail. HCMC participates in the National Resident Match Program (NRMP).
  2. Scoring: Each applicant will be scored based on these criteria:
    • Board scores
    • Research
    • Medical school transcripts
    • Leadership roles
    • Honors and accomplishments
    • Dean’s letter
    • Letters of recommendation
    • Personal statement
  3. Interviews: Applicants who meet a pre-determined score threshold will be invited for interviews. We will notify you via email regarding interviews. We hold interviews on one Monday in November, December, and January.