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Apply to the Family Medicine Residency

Application Information

The program number for the Family Medicine Residency is NRMP – 1789120C0. Have this number handy when you begin the application process.

Apply Through ERAS

Please apply through the Electronic Residency Application System (ERAS). You’ll need to submit the following documents:

  • Personal statement
  • Curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Medical school transcript
  • Medical school performance evaluation (Dean’s Letter)
  • USMLE or COMLEX transcript
  • Photograph
  • Current ECFMG status report (for international medical graduates)

Interview Preference Criteria

All applications will be reviewed by the recruitment committee, with interview preference given to applicants who:

  • Passed USMLE/COMLEX Steps 1 and 2 on first attempt; no set required score
  • Graduated from medical school within the last year
  • Have documented clinical experience in the United States or Canada that is particularly relevant to family medicine (research, non-clinical graduate work or observerships do not qualify)
  • Possess excellent written and oral communication skills

Minimum Interview Criteria

Applicants must meet one of the following medical school graduation qualifications:

  • Graduate of a medical school in the United States or Canada accredited by the Liaison Committee on Graduate Medical Education (LCME)
  • Graduate of a college of osteopathic medicine in the United States accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA)
  • Graduate of a medical school outside the United States or Canada that:
    • Holds a current valid certificate from the Educational Council on Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) or
    • Has a full and unrestricted license to practice medicine in a United States licensing jurisdiction in which they are training

Osteopathic Applicants

Osteopathic medical students must apply through the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP).

As of 2017, we no longer participate in the AOA Match, but are still accepting DO applicants through NRMP.

International Medical Graduates

Graduates of medical school outside of the United States must also meet the following requirements:

  • Be a United States citizen or a lawful permanent US resident with a resident alien permit, EAD card or green card
  • Obtain ECFMG certification, which is required before the start of residency

Salary & Benefits

The Aurora Family Medicine Residency offers a competitive salary, comprehensive health coverage for you and your eligible dependents and many other perks.

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Resident and Fellow Contract

The Resident and Fellow Contract outlines appointment specifics, resident / fellow and faculty responsibilities, renewal information and more.

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Contact Us

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Why Aurora GME?

Get hands-on experience in a supportive, patient-focused environment.

Salary & Benefits

We offer a competitive salary, health coverage and many other perks.

Resident Contract

View and print a PDF of the Aurora Health Care residency contract.


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