All Applicants must be registered through the National Resident Matching Program and apply through ERAS (no mailed, faxed, or e-mail applications). Our application deadline is the second Friday in January.
Applicants must be United State citizens or have Permanent Residency when submitting their application. Our program does not sponsor/accept any visas or EADs (work authorization documents).
Completion of medical school training must be within the past three years.
Letters of Recommendation
At least three individual letters of recommendation are required. At least one letter should be from a board certified physician At least one letter should be from a board certified family physician.
A passing score is required on all USMLE or COMLEX exams with no more than two failures combined on all parts. Scores must be obtained by February 1.
International Medical Graduates
International Medical Graduates must be able to obtain a valid ECFMG certification and a Louisiana intern permit by the start of residency training on July 1st.
If medical school training was completed greater than one year prior to applying, it is mandatory that the applicant is engaged in a direct patient care experience during the year of application. Observerships and/or research experiences do not fulfill this requirement.
Our program is interested in candidates who wish to enter Family Medicine, and our Recruitment Committee will scrutinize your application for evidence of an interest in this field.