Application & Selection Criteria

Our program is fully accredited by the ACGME and AOA. We participate in both the AOA match through the National Matching Service and the ACGME match through the NRMP. Ten PGY-1 positions are available. Applications to the program are accepted only through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). To be considered for an interview, candidates must satisfy the following minimum requirements:

  • Complete ERAS application
  • Common ERAS Application Form
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Three Letters of Recommendation
  • Personal Statement
  • Medical School Transcript
  • Step 1 and Step 2 scores of the USMLE or COMLEX
  • Dean’s Letter
  • ECFMG Certificate if applicable
  • USMLE or COMLEX Board Scores
  • Passing score on each section by second attempt preferred
  • Graduation from medical school within the last five years and active involvement in U.S. clinical medicine during the past two years preferred
  • Eligible to work in the United States as U.S. Citizen, Permanent Resident, or with a J-1 Visa only
  • Letters of recommendation from Family Medicine or Primary Care Physicians strongly favored

Upon initial application review, qualified candidates will be contacted to set up an interview. If your residency/career interests lie in an urban Family Medicine setting near Manhattan and suburban Long Island, we encourage you to spend some elective time with us during your senior year so that we may get to know each other. Please contact Mrs. Barbara Herrera, Residency Coordinator, regarding available elective time.

Residency Coordinator:

Iviana Howard-Sanchez
Phone :718-206-6919

Residency Director:

Dr. Gina Basello

Our Address:

Jamaica Hospital Medical Center
Department of Family Medicine
8900 Van Wyck Expressway
Jamaica, New York 11418
718-206-6919 tel
(718) 206-8716 fax