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Internal Medicine Residency Program Requirements

The following requirements must be met by residency applicants applying to our program in order to be considered for an interview.

  • Graduation date from medical school no greater than 5 years
  • US citizenship or permanent resident of the US—WE DO NOT SPONSOR OR ACCEPT ANY VISAS
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation written within the past year by US physicians you have worked with clinically. Letters must be written on the physician's letterhead.
  • Personal statement
  • Medical School Performance Evaluation (MSPE)
  • Medical School Transcript
  • Competitive score on COMLEX or equivalent USMLE scores with no failures preferred. It will be at the program's discretion to grant an interview to an applicant that has pending results of COMLEX II, USMLE Step 2, COMLEX PE, or USMLE CE
  • Applicants must have current, substantial and credible hands-on US clinical experience. Observerships do not apply.
  • ECFMG Certificate, if applicable, is required prior to employment

In addition, please note the following:

  • Criminal background checks are performed on all potential employees. Employees cannot be employed unless this check is satisfactory.
  • Drug screens are performed on all potential employees. Employees cannot be employed unless the screen is negative.
  • All applicants must be able to meet the medical licensure requirements in the State of Georgia
  • Candidates must meet all federal standards as may be required by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) or other federal and state regulatory agencies. Applicants that are designated by CMS as "excluded providers" shall not be eligible to appointments as a resident.
Ready to Apply?

Thank you for your interest in our Internal Medicine Residency Program. Please note we only accept applications through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS), therefore all applicants must apply to the program through ERAS. Please do not submit applications via email or fax.

Archbold Internal Medicine NRMP program code: 2324140C0
Institution Name: Archbold Medical Center Internal Medicine

Questions? Please call 229.551.2575. We look forward to having you join the internal medicine residency team at Archbold, where you can truly make a difference in the lives of patients.

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