School of Medicine

Division of Family Medicine - Residency Program


Thank you for your interest in the University of Utah Family Medicine Residency Program. All first year residents are selected through the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP). All applications and supporting documents MUST BE SUBMITTED VIA ERAS (Electronic Residency Application System). We do not accept applications via email, fax, letter, or in person. All applications must be received by November 15. Once candidates have submitted a completed ERAS applications, they will be considered as candidates for interviews. Those applicants who complete their applications early are more likely to be offered an interview opportunity. Interview season begins October 26, 2019.

2019-2020 Interview Dates
October 25
November 1, 8, 15, 22
December 6, 13, 20
January 3, 10

Application Requirements:

    1. A completed ERAS application and accompanying materials including:
      • Personal statement
      • Dean's letter
      • Transcripts
      • Scores from USMLE Step 1, Step 2CK or COMLEX Level 1, Level 2 CE must be provided with ERAS application.
      • Three to four letters of recommendation (one of these letters must be from a family physician)
    2. Registration through the NRMP
    3. Completion of medical school within five years from the date of application

Applicants will be selected for an interview following review of above documents. Individuals will be chosen whose goals and interests seem compatible with those of our program. Once your interview date has been confirmed, we will provide a two-night stay at our University Guest House.

International medical graduate resident application information:

To be eligible to apply, several minimum criteria must be documented in our files in addition to the application requirements listed above:

    • A valid ECFMG and clinical skills assessment certification
    • A copy of your green card, J-1 visa, or documentation of US citizenship (our program is unable to sponsor visas of any kind.)
    • Written evaluations demonstrating the successful completion of at least eight (8) weeks of a sub-internship in an ACGME-accredited university setting in the United States. Of these eight weeks, at least four weeks must be in a family medicine sub-internship and at least four weeks in either a general internal medicine or general pediatrics sub-internship is required. Exception may be made if the applicant has at least two (2) years of clinical experience working with University of Utah medical school faculty.

If you believe you are eligible to apply, you must apply through ERAS. No documents will be accepted outside of ERAS with the exception of the sub-internship evaluation.

If you are inquiring regarding a PGY2 position, you must have recently completed an internship year in an ACGME-accredited primary care specialty with eligibility to obtain a Utah Medical License at the beginning of your second year.

Fax a current CV and USMLE results to 801-581-2771. The program will contact you if more information is needed.

The University of Utah seeks to provide equal access to its programs, services, and activities for people with disabilities. Please provide reasonable prior notice to arrange accommodations.