Applicant Information

Applicant Information and Eligibility Criteria

Wellstar Spalding Regional Hospital Internal Medicine residency program requires applications submitted through Electronic Residency Application System (ERAS). All required documents must be submitted through ERAS only. All categorical internal medicine residency positions will be filled through National Resident Matching Program (NRMP).

  • Applicants must be graduates from medical schools in the United States or Canada, accredited by The Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME)
  • Graduates from a medical School outside of the United States or Canada must hold valid certification from the ECFMG prior to appointment OR must hold Full or Unrestricted License to practice medicine in United States licensing jurisdiction in which this ACGME accredited program is located
  • Medical school graduation within five years preferred
  • Must have passing score in USMLE Step 1 and Step 2 CK (international medical graduates must hold valid ECFMG certificate prior to starting residency)
  • U.S. clinical experience required for international medical graduates

ERAS Application consists of:

  • Personal Statement
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • MSPE or Deans Letter or Equivalent
  • Medical School Transcript
  • USMLE Transcript
  • Three Letters of Recommendation

International Graduates:

  • Must be certified by ECFMG
  • J-1 Visa (if applicable, we sponsor J-1 visa through ECFMG)