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Thank you for your interest in the J. Willis Hurst Internal Medicine Residency Program at Emory University. Each year, we receive more than 5,000 applications for a limited number of resident openings. We accept applications through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) only. We do not accept applications that are mailed or faxed to our office. The application deadline for the 2018 Match is December 1, 2017. We ONLY accept applications through ERAS. Please do not send paper applications or additional paper documents to us via mail or email. We do not review mail or email applications.

Emory Internal Medicine Residency Program Tracks:

  • Categorical Program: 1113140C0
  • Primary Care Track: 1113140M0
  • Clinician Scientist-Research Track (ABIM Research Pathway): 1113140C1
  • Medicine/Psychiatry Program: 1113715C0

Interested applicants should submit the following documents via ERAS for our selection committee to review:

  • Personal Statement
  • Current Photo
  • Medical School Transcript
  • Three letters of recommendation, including a Department of Medicine Chair's letter or equivalent
  • Dean's letter
  • USMLE Step 1 Score Report
  • USMLE Step 2 Score Report
  • For international medical graduates, please include an ECFMG certificate, if available.

Additional criteria:

  • Medical school graduation date within five years of application date
  • USMLE Step 1 scores must be submitted with your application
  • A passing USMLE Step 2 CK and CS score must be posted in ERAS prior to the NRMP rank list submission deadline
  • Due to the highly competitive nature of the applications we receive, we require that all USMLE steps are passed on the first attempt.
  • For our international medical graduates:
    • Our program sponsors both H1-B and J-1 visas
    • Recent US clinical experience is strongly recommended; this does not include observerships or research
    • Applicants may apply if ECFMG certification is pending, but must be fully ECFMG certified prior to the NRMP rank list submission deadline

For additional information, including our program's applicant statistics, please visit FREIDA Online, the AMA Residency & Fellowship database.

Our program also sponsors one-year positions in the preliminary and transitional tracks. The preliminary positions are reserved for applicants matching into Emory's Radiation Oncology or Neurology residency programs. The transitional positions are reserved for applicants matching into advanced training in Emory's Anesthesiology, Radiology, Neurology, Ophthalmology, or Dermatology residency programs. Additional positions may be used for Emory University School of Medicine graduates who wish to complete their transitional year at Emory before advanced training at another institution. Find out more about our Transitional Program.

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