The Internal Medicine Residency Program at IU School of Medicine offers exceptional comprehensive training in internal medicine, preparing graduates for further subspecialty training, hospitalist or primary care positions. In addition to comprehensive training, residents within the program can enter a primary care track, clinician educator track, global health track or an American Board of Internal Medicine-defined research track
The Internal Medicine Residency Program at IU School of Medicine is extremely competitive in its field, receiving more than 2,000 applications each academic year for 36 available positions. The department extends interviews to approximately 400 applicants each year. The application deadline is December 31, and applicants apply to the program via the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).
Residents in the Internal Medicine Residency Program have an average USMLE Step I score of 239. A holistic review is completed for each applicant selected for an interview. The program and institution value diversity. All applicants should register their USMLE Step 2 (CS and CK) scores with the department no later than March 1. Failure to provide this information by this deadline negatively impacts an applicant’s position in the rank order list. Applicants should have graduated from medical school within the previous three years.
International graduates are welcome to apply to the program but must have proven clinical experience within the United States. Outpatient experiences and observations without hands-on experience will not be sufficient. IU School of Medicine only accepts J1 Visas.
Internal Medicine Residency Tracks
Residents participating in the Internal Medicine Residency Program receive comprehensive clinical training. Residents can apply for additional training tracks after the first year of training, including primary care, clinical education, global health and research.