Application Information

The Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Residency Program in Internal Medicine only accepts applications through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). We cannot process applications received through any other electronic or paper medium.

Application Requirements

  • Dean's Letter
  • Chairman's Letter (This letter should be generated from your home institution).
  • Minimum of 3 Letters of Recommendation (your Chairman's Letter may be included)
  • Medical School Transcripts
  • Personal Statement
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • USMLE Step 1 and Step 2 (CK and CS) *
  • Application Deadline: December 15th

* Additional USMLE Information -- Internal Medicine interns are required to pass USMLE Step I and Step II (CK and CS). Please note that it takes approximately 4-8 weeks for the USMLE Board to release the scores, therefore we advise taking the exam no later than March of the year in which you are starting your internship.

Additional Information for International Medical Graduates

  • Graduation within the last 5 years is preferred, but not mandatory
  • Hands-on clinical experience in not required to apply, but it is highly preferred
  • We sponsor H1 and J1 visas (we are exempt for the H1 cap)
  • ECFMG certification is required prior to the rank deadline
  • We do NOT offer observerships or externships

Jefferson Medical College
College Building, Room 822
1025 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Residency Program Contact Information
Residency Program Coordinator
Department of Medicine
1025 Walnut Street, Room 805
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Medicine.Residency@jefferson.edu