Family Medicine Residency students

We accept applications for PGY1 positions through ERAS (the Electronic Residency Application Service). We will be interviewing VIRTUALLY from November through mid-January. 

Interview Offering Timeline: Applications will be reviewed once all materials have been received. For applications completed by October 6, invitations will be issued on or about October 16, 2023. We do not accept applications after October 31.

All interviews will be virtual. We are planning robust opportunities for you to explore our health centers and hospital and to meet a variety of faculty and residents. Please check back in September for more information about virtual and in-person opportunities.

All non-Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine fourth year students who are interested in taking an elective should apply through VSAS Please visit the link below to learn more about Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine electives.

Learn more about electives 

Application Process

The following materials are required in order to complete your application:
  1. ERAS application
  2. Medical school transcript
  3. Dean’s letter
  4. Three letters of recommendation from medical school faculty (one must be from a primary care physician, Family Medicine preferred).
  5. Personal statement - please address why you are choosing Family Medicine and why BMC is a good fit for you.
  6. USMLE Step I and Step II (CK and CS) OR COMLEX Part I and Part II (CE and PE) are required. The Step II scores – both parts must be available by the end of January.
The following eligibility criteria also apply:
  1. For applicants from LCME accredited medical schools we require an anticipated graduation that is prior to the start of residency. For all other applicants we require evidence of current ECFMG certification prior to initial screening of applications, in addition to anticipated completion of one year of U.S. clinical experience prior to the start of residency. 
  2. Graduation from medical school within the past three years.
  3. Passing grade on any USMLE or COMLEX Step Exam taken by the second attempt.

*The BUMC Family Medicine Residency Program does not sponsor H1-B visas but will consider sponsoring J1 visas.

The BUMC Family Medicine Residency Program does not sponsor observerships or externships. 

Contact Information

Family Medicine Residency Program
Department of Family Medicine
Boston Medical Center Dowling 5
One Boston Medical Center Place
Boston, MA 02118

Katie Whitley 
Residency Coordinator 
Tel: (617) 414-6239 

Kassie Baptista
Residency Support Coordinator 
Tel: (617) 414-6219