How to Apply
We accept applications for first-year residents only through the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP). In addition, applications must be completed through the Electronic Residency Application System (ERAS).
We have no second-year positions available at this time.
We are unable to offer observerships or externships.
For All Applicants
- Deadline for all application materials is November 1, 2012
- Only ERAS Applications will be accepted and you must sign up for the NRMP
- Three letters of recommendation required (one from a U.S. family physician preferred)
- Personal Statement: Please tell us about why you are choosing family medicine, and why Portland
- Passing scores on the USMLE or COMPLEX (we have no minimum score requirement or restrictions on attempts, but first attempt is preferred)
- Pass Step 2 of the USMLE or COMLEX prior to July 1st of your intern year
- We have restrictions to graduation year, but if it has been more than two years since the date you graduated from medical training we require recent hands-on U.S. clinical experience or the equivalent.
Only recent, hands-on U.S. clinical experience or the equivalent will be considered as medical experience. Observerships and most research experiences do not meet this requirement.
All candidates must be eligible for employment at Oregon Health & Science University at the time of hire and qualify for a limited license with the Oregon Board of Medical Examiners.
Additional Personal Statement Criteria for Preventive Medicine Focused Candidates:
Please include responses to the following additional questions in your personal statement or email them directly to Heather Sturgill.
- Why do you want to pursue both Family Medicine and Preventive Medicine residency training?
- What are your career goals?
Additional Information for International Medical Graduates (IMG)
- You must have a valid ECFMG certificate at time of application
- We sponsor J1 andH1B visas
- U.S. clinical experience is helpful, but not required if it has been less than two years since completion of medical training. Only recent hands-on U.S. clinical experience or the equivalent will be considered. Observerships and most research experiences do not meet this requirement.
Inquiries/correspondence regarding any of our programs:
Family Medicine Residency Program Coordinator
|Family Medicine at OHSU
3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road
Portland, OR 97239-3098