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Update - 2/19/24 | Thank you to all of the candidates who have submitted applications to us. As of 7 a.m. (CST), February 19, 2024, the Mobile Infirmary Internal Medicine Residency Program will no longer be accepting or reviewing applications.

First-year appointments, which begin in June of each year, are available through the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP), with applications accepted through the Electronic Residency Application System (ERAS). American Medical Graduates should contact their dean's office for more information. International Medical Graduates should contact the Education Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG). A request for an ERAS application kit is available on the ECFMG website.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Complete application through ERAS
  • An official MSPE (dean's letter) from your medical school
  • A minimum of three letters in support of your application from medical school faculty. One letter should be a "chair's letter" from your school's department of medicine (i.e. Internal Medicine Structured Evaluative Letter (IM SEL). One should be from a clinical internal medicine experience, preferably from your third and fourth-year clinical rotations. Others can be clinical letters from medicine or other specialties, research mentors, interest group advisors, or other faculty letters describing your experiences in medical school. If you were in other training programs, you should include letters from directors of all of those programs.
  • Passing scores from the United States Medical Licensing Examination®️ (USMLE) Step I. You may apply to our program having only taken Step 1. Please include Step 2 if available; there is no minimum score requirement. We will require a passing Step 2 score prior to ranking an applicant with NRMP.
  • A transcript from your medical school
  • A recent photograph

NON-US CITIZEN/NON-PERMANENT RESIDENT INFORMATION

In addition to the items listed above, you must:

  • Be able to obtain a J-1 visa, EAD or have resident alien status.
  • Be able to obtain ECFMG certification prior to starting residency
  • Have passing scores on the first attempt of the United States Medical Licensing Examination® (USMLE). Step 1 is required to apply to the program, but please include Step 2 or 3 if available
  • Typically, international graduates will include at least 1 letter from a US-based in-person clinical experience

INTERVIEWS

The Internal Medicine Residency Program will be conducting virtual-only interviews this year.

ORIENTATION

First-year appointments begin on June 24 of each year. Orientation for all new interns begins in early June with in-person attendance required. Human Resources requires all paperwork to be completed prior to orientation. This is especially important for any J-1 visa holders.

For questions, please contact us at mobile.imresidency@infirmaryhealth.org or 251-435-7151.