Application Information

Application Information

Application Information

Eisenhower Medical Center participates in the match process. National Resident Matching Program (NRMP):  ACGME-accredited residencies match offered through the NRMP is the matching program used by the Eisenhower's Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, and Preliminary Year Residency Programs.

Eisenhower Medical Center participates with the NRMP to provide the opportunity for applicants to consider selection options.  The residency program directors and staff evaluate the qualifications of all applicants to the programs before deciding who will be offered positions.

Minimum Applicant Requirements:

  • Minimum USMLE Step 1 score of 210 (on first attempt) (including DO candidates)
  • NO Visas will be sponsored
  • California PTAL application must have been made before applying.
  • ECFMG application must be made before applying
  • Post medical school graduation less than five years

THE NRMP Matching Process at Eisenhower Medical Center

Applicants requesting application information from the residency programs are directed to the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).  Applicants submit their application with their required letters of recommendation, transcripts, and dean's letters through ERAS for first year positions.

Eisenhower Medical Center accepts the universal application and requires all materials to be submitted in full before an interview may be scheduled.

The deadline for applications is December 10.

Program directors and recruiting team members determine who will be invited to interview.  Interviews are scheduled weekly from October through mid-January. Informational program packets are distributed during the interviews. The interview team members then submit their ratings and collectively prepare a rank order of candidates. The designated staff person then enters the ranking list prior to the submission deadline.

As soon as the match results are received and are appropriate to release, the results are shared with each program director and letters of appointment are mailed and e-mailed to each new resident member.

2013-2014 Interview Dates:

  • October 3-4, 2013
  • October 10-11, 2013
  • October 17-18, 2013
  • October 24-25, 2013
  • October 31 - November 1, 2013
  • November 7-8, 2013
  • November 14-15, 2013
  • November 21-22, 2013
    November 28-29, 2013 -  No Interviews due to Thanksgiving Holiday
  • December 5-6, 2013
  • December 12-13, 2013
  • December 18-19, 2013
  • January 2-3, 2014
  • January 9-10, 2014

Confidentiality

All information submitted to the NRMP on the rank order lists is confidential. It will not be released or revealed in any manner that permits individual identification of either applicants or programs during the process.

Residencies

Family Medicine Residency
Eight categorical positions are matched for the first year of the Family Medicine residency. The total positions available are:

  • First Year - 8
  • Second Year - 8
  • Third Year - 8, including rotation if selected as Chief Resident

Internal Medicine Residency
Eight categorical positions are matched for the first year of the Internal Medicine residency. The total positions available are:

  • First Year - 8
  • Second Year - 8
  • Third Year - 8
  • Fourth Year - 1 IM Chief Resident position

Preliminary Year Residency
Six preliminary positions are matched for the first year of the Preliminary Year residency. These positions are encompassed by the Internal Medicine residency. The total positions available are:

  • First Year - 6