• Center City Campus
  • Sidney Kimmel Medical College


Program Length

3 years


Program Type

  • On Campus


Applicant Information

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Applicant Information

Internal Medicine Residency Program

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 Deadline


Application Requirements

  • Dean's Letter
  • Chairman's Letter
  • Minimum of three (three) Letters of Recommendation (your Chairman's Letter may be included)
  • Medical College Transcripts
  • Personal Statement
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • USMLE Step 1 and Step 2 (CK and CS) *
  • We require U.S. clinical experience in order to be considered for an interview
  • ECFMG Certificate (if applicable)

* 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.

Important Notes for Applicants

  • U.S. Clinical experience is required (observerships are not counted as USCE)

  • We do NOT offer observerships or externships

  • Graduation within the last 3 years is preferred

  • There are 33 Categorical spots and 4 Primary Care spots

  • Fellowship opportunities are available

  • We sponsor both H1 and J1 visas (we are exempt from the H1 cap)

  • You must be ECFMG certified to be considered for an interview (the only exception is if you are still in medical College)

  • We offer couples match

  • A minimum of 3 LORs are required (this can include your Chairman’s Letter)

Contact Information

Sidney Kimmel 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