Application & Selection Criteria

Jamaica Hospital Medical Center’s Internal Medicine Residency Program is a 3-Year Categorical Program. We do not participate in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP). Applications to the program are accepted only through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). We seek only those candidates who have passed both the USMLE Step I and USMLE Step II on the first attempt and have scores placing them in the above the 50th percentile (Step I > 230; Step II > 240). We prefer that applicants be within 8 years of their graduation from Medical School. 

All candidates should provide the following: 

  • Complete ERAS application
  • Common ERAS Application Form
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Three Letters of Recommendation
  • Personal Statement
  • Medical School Transcript
  • Step 1 and Step scores of the USMLE and/or COMLEX
  • Dean’s Letter
    ECFMG Certificate if applicable
  • USMLE or COMLEXA Board Scores

We do not sponsor any type of visa

Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews.


Residency Coordinator:

Geraldine Kmitis

Residency Director:

Dr. Richard Pinsker
Our Address:
Jamaica Hospital Medical Center Department of Internal Medicine 8900 Van Wyck Expressway Jamaica, NY 11418
718-206-6768 — tel
718-206-6651 –fax