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Application Process

We welcome applicants from:

arrowAccredited U.S. Allopathic and Osteopathic Medical Schools
arrowInternational Medical Schools approved by the Medical Licensing Board of Indiana

We match through:
arrowNational Resident Matching Program (NRMP) for allopathic/osteopathic students and
International Medical School graduates/students
arrowNational Matching Service (NMS) for osteopathic students

We only consider applications received through:
arrowThe Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS)

Our program is accredited by:
arrowAccreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)
arrowAmerican Osteopathic Association (AOA)

arrowApplication deadline is December 1
arrowThose selected for an interview will be notified by email
arrowInterviews are conducted from October through mid January.

Application Criteria:
arrowPersonal statement outlining your interest in Family Medicine and our Program specifically
arrowExplanation of any interruptions or gaps in your medical education
arrowUSMLE or COMLEX certified transcript of scores
arrowMedical school transcript
arrowThree letters of recommendation from faculty members or preceptors
arrowLetter from the Dean of your medical school

Preference is given to applicants who meet the following criteria:
arrowCurrent senior in good standing or received a medical degree within past 2 years. Preference     will be given to candidates currently completing medical school.
arrowPassed USMLE Step I / COMLEX Level 1 and both Step II /Level 2 exams on first attempt
(certified by USMLE/COMLEX). Preference will be with scores above the minimal passage threshold.arrowPassed all medical school courses on first attempt and has an overall GPA of 3.0.
arrowHave 8 - 9 months of current U.S. clinical experience.

International Medical Graduates must have before application is considered:
Valid ECFMG Certificate
arrowMust be Permanent U.S. Citizen (Our program does not sponsor or accept visas)

The Fort Wayne Medical Education Program is an equal opportunity employer with a standing policy of nondiscrimination. This means that all qualified persons are accorded an equal opportunity for employment or promotion without regard to race, religion, national origin, disability, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, gender or age, veteran status, or any other legally protected status. Upon request, the Fort Wayne Medical Education Program will provide reasonable accommodation to an employee’s religious beliefs and disabling medical conditions. The Fort Wayne Medical Education Program will comply with all fair employment laws and will take appropriate measures to eliminate or prevent illegal discrimination.

Questions? Contact Michelle Harris, Academic Program Manager at

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