Application Process


Applicants must have received an M.D. degree from an approved school of medicine within 3 years of applying to the residency program.

International Medical Graduates must have a valid ECFMG certificate. These applicants must pass the Clinical Skills Assessment exam on the first attempt by the rank order list deadline, and also pass the USMLE Step 1 and 2 on the first attempt with a score of 220 or higher. Some U.S. clinical experience is required.

All applications for first-year positions are accepted only through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) along with the following documentation:

  • Dean's letter
  • Medical school transcript
  • Personal statement
  • USMLE Step 1 and 2 scores
  • A photograph
  • Two letters of recommendation

For information on ERAS, you may access their website at Current medical students can also obtain additional information at their medical school dean's office. International Medical Graduates can contact ECFMG for more information.


Submit completed application by December 1st.


Invitations for interviews are extended following review of each completed application. Interviews are conducted from November to the end of January. During their visit, candidates are invited to dinner the night before their interview and have the opportunity to interact with current residents. On the day of the interview, candidates will receive an overview of the program, tour our facilities, and attend morning report. They will also meet with our program director and interview with two faculty members. Lunch is provided and hosted by one of our chief residents as well as our residents at various levels of training. 

For the Medical Students

Our program welcomes third and fourth year medical students. Orlando Health is affiliated with the University of Central Florida College of Medicine, Florida State University College of Medicine, University of Florida College of Medicine, and the University of South Florida College of Medicine and is a member of the Association of American Medical Colleges, Council of Teaching Hospitals and the Association for Hospital Medical Education.

For more information, please review our Medical Student Clerkship webpage.