Application Process


We welcome applicants from:

Accredited U.S. Allopathic and Osteopathic Medical Schools

International Medical Schools approved by the Medical Licensing Board of Indiana


We match through:

National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) for allopathic/osteopathic students and International Medical School graduates/students

National Matching Service (NMS) for osteopathic students


We only consider applications received through:

The Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS)


Our program is accredited by:

Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)

American Osteopathic Association (AOA)


Application deadline is December 1

Those selected for an interview will be notified by email

Interviews are conducted from October through mid January


Application Criteria:

Personal statement outlining your interest in Family Medicine and our Program specifically

Explanation of any interruptions or gaps in your medical education

USMLE or COMLEX certified transcript of scores

Medical school transcript

Three letters of recommendation from faculty members or preceptors

Letter from the Dean of your medical school


Preference is given to applicants who meet the following criteria:

Current senior in good standing or received a medical degree within past 2 years. Preference will be given to candidates currently completing medical school.

Passed 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.

Passed all medical school courses on first attempt and has an overall GPA of 3.0.

Have 8 - 9 months of current U.S. clinical experience.


International Medical Graduates must have before application is considered:

Valid ECFMG Certificate

Must 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.