Application & Selection Criteria

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 – Passing score on each section by second attempt preferred
  • Dean’s Letter
  • ECFMG Certificate if applicable
  • 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.

Residency Coordinator:

Tania Artiles
Phone : 718-206-7867

Residency Director:

Dr. Gina Basello

Our Address:

Jamaica Hospital Medical Center
Department of Family Medicine
8900 Van Wyck Expressway
Jamaica, New York 11418
718-206-6748 tel
(718) 206-8716 fax


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