Application Process - Internal Medicine

Application Process

Creighton University Medical Center Bergan Mercy

Resident Slots

26 IM resident positions

Important Dates

  • June 8, 2020:  2021 ERAS season begins
  • September 1, 2020:  Applicants may submit applications to residency programs through ERAS
  • October 21, 2020:  Residency programs may begin reviewing applications
  • November 2020-January 2021:  Internal Medicine Residency Training Program Interview Process
    • Due to COVID-19 restrictions and to be consistent with recommendations from the AAMC and ACGME, our Internal Medicine Residency Training Program will conduct interviews virtually for all applicants through Zoom
  • March 2021:  National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) main residency match results

Application Requirements

  • Personal statement
  • CV
  • Transcripts:
    • Medical School
    • USMLE/COMLEX Step 1 and 2CS (AAIM recommendation due to COVID: Waive any program requirements for  Step 2 CK and Step 2 CS to be completed by the time of initial application review)
  • ECFMG Status Report (IMGs only)
  • Three Letters of Recommendation (One LOR from Chair or designee of your Department of Medicine)
  • Dean’s Letter (MSPE)
  • Photograph
  • Must be within three (3) years from medical school graduation including two (2) years of clinical experience.
  • To be considered for selection, eligible applicants must be either a US citizen, seek a J-1 visa, or have permanent resident status (green card).  We accept J-1 ECFMG certified visa only.

Process and Communication

  • Applications will be accepted exclusively through ERAS.
  • Applications are screened by our Selection Committee utilizing a holistic review.
  • We use a multi-criteria-based selection process, and therefore do not provide minimum score requirements. 
  • Invitation for interview will be sent to the applicant through ERAS.
  • Date selection process:  Initial email will provide date options for applicant to choose from and self-schedule.
    • Self-scheduling dates will be locked eight days prior to scheduled interview.
  • Applicant will receive an email confirmation including details of your virtual interview day.

What is Your Interview Day Like?

  • Your Interview will be done virtually using ZOOM
  • The evening before your scheduled interview you will be invited to participate in a pre-interview Open House with Resident Team of the Day
  • Your interview day will be a two and a half hour interview consisting of:
    • Program Director Welcome and Introduction
    • Two Faculty Interviews
    • Sessions with the Chief Resident on Life as a Resident and a Virtual Tour
    • Resident Team of the Day Round table sessions
    • Formal Conclusion with the Chief Resident