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Applicant Eligibility and Selection Criteria

The Resident Selection Committee looks for:

  • U.S.M.L.E. Minimum Score Requirements: An average of 190 or above preferred for both Step 1 and Step 2 Clinical Knowledge and a passing score on Step 2 Clinical Skills or CSA. The committee does not consider applications with more than 3 attempts on each exam. Step 1 is required to be eligible for interview.
  • COMLEX Minimum Score Requirements: An average of 410 or above preferred for both COMLEX LEVEL 1 and LEVEL 2 CE and a passing score on COMLEX Level 2 PE. The committee does not consider applications with more than 3 attempts on each exam. COMLEX 1 is required to be eligible for interview.
  • Foreign Medical Graduates must pass USMLE Step 1, Step 2 Clinical Knowledge, and Step 2 Clinical Skills before the Match.
  • Graduation from medical school within the past 5 years is preferred, but not required
  • U.S. clinical experience is preferred
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation are required
  • CV must be current
  • We accept Foreign Medical Graduates on J-1 Visas and International Medical Graduates.
  • The University of Connecticut Health Center sponsors J-1 Visas only
  • Proficiency in the English language (both spoken and written)
  • Applicants should apply through ERAS by November 1st

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The program does not discriminate with regard to sex, race, age, religion, color, disability, or national origin.