For information about salaries and benefits and a copy of the House Staff Agreement, please refer to the GME website.
Departmental benefits include breakfast and lunch Monday through Friday, as well as a shuttle/taxi service for residents leaving the medical center at late hours.
All first year residents are selected solely through the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP). Applications are accepted only through the Electronic Residency Application System (ERAS).
The NRMP match numbers is:
Categorical Internal Medicine Program:
Access the Fellowship and Residency Electronic Interactive Database (FREIDA) for more information (Identifier : 140-35-11-297 )
In order to apply to the Program, we require all medical school graduates to submit the following:
- United States Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE) with scores for Step 1 and, if available, Step 2
- Dean’s Letter of recommendation
- Medical School Transcript
- Department of Medicine departmental letter of recommendation (e.g. Chair’s or Clerkship Director’s letter)
- 2 additional letters of recommendation
For International Medical Graduates, minimum requirements also include the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) certification, J-1 visa eligibility and USMLE step I scores. We will not approve nor support H1 B visas. Also required is at least one letter of recommendation from faculty affiliated with Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, or an evaluation from a direct clinical experience in the United States or Canada.
Please note the deadline for completed applications is November 4, 2011.
The Residency Selection Committee will review your application only after receipt of all your letters of recommendation, transcript, and USMLE scores. Interviews are by invitation only. Due to the volume of applications, applicants are strongly discouraged from calling the program’s office to inquire whether an interview has been granted. You will be notified by email of the status of your application.
Interviews are conducted from mid-November through late January. The interview day consists of an orientation session followed by rounds with the house staff, lunch with program administration, interviews with members of the Residency Selection Committee, a tour of the facilities and a wrap-up session with house staff.
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