How to Apply

Q: What are the  basic requirements to apply for your residency program?
A: -We are proud to have a diverse residency program, American and Foreign Medical Graduates are welcomed to apply to our program.
    - All candidates must apply through ERAS, the Electronic Residency Application Service
    - All Applications must be completed and submitted by November 15
 
Applications must include:
    - Medical school transcript.
    - Personal Statement.
    - Dean's Letter.
    - Three letters of recommendation.
    - Graduation from medical school within the last five (5) years.
 
    - US clinical experience is not necessary, but preferred.
 
Q: Do you have a certain USMLE cut off score for applicants?
A: Our USMLE cut off score of 200 and 210 on step 1 and step 2CK respectively.
 
Q: Do you accept applicants with USMLE repeated attempts?
A: We allow only for a total of one previous attempt in any of the USMLE steps.(Step1, Step 2CK, 2CS)
 
Q: Do you sponsor visas?
A: We accept J1 visas sponsored by the ECFMG.  We DO NOT sponsor H1B visas. 
 
Q: Do you offer Observerships or Externships?
A: The family medicine Residency Program at Mount Sinai Hospital DOES NOT offer Observerships or Externships. 
 
Q:What is the most reliable way to contact you?
A: The best way to reach us is via e-mail : familypractice@sinai.org
 
Thank you for your interest in our program,  
We look forward to meeting you soon.