Frequently Asked Questions

How can I apply?

The Internal Medicine Residency Program at Jefferson Health Northeast participates in the National Residency Match Program (NRMP) and accepts applications via the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).

How many positions are offered each year?

The Jefferson Northeast Internal Medicine Residency Program typically offers 9 categorical internal medicine resident positions each application cycle

What are application requirements?

-Enrollment in or graduation from an accredited school of medicine
-Successful completion of COMLEX Levels 1/2 and/or USMLE Steps 1/2 Examinations 
-At least 3 letters of recommendation, with strong preference that at least one be from an internal medicine or internal medicine sub-specialty physician
-Personal Statement
-Curriculum Vitae
-Must have graduated within 5 years of application cycle
-Medical School Transcript
-ECFMG certificate if applicable

Which visas are accepted?

We accept J-1 visas sponsored by ECFMG

What benefits are offered?

-Meal allowance
-Free parking at Jefferson Northeast Campuses
-Education stipend
-COMLEX Level 3 or Step 3 exam stipend
-Research and conference funds
-Monogrammed white lab coats
-Competitive insurance, disability and retirement plan options
-Board review materials