Residents are selected through through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS), a program of the Association of American Medical Colleges. Applications to our residency programs are only accepted through ERAS.
Our selection process is based upon multiple factors, including general academic performance, clinical performance, letters of recommendation, personal qualities and achievements.
- J1 visas are sponsored, ECFMG certification is required to be considered for an interview
- 6 months of US clinical experience strongly preferred (observerships do not count, must be hands on experience)
Deadline and Documentation
The University of Iowa - Des Moines Internal Medicine Residency Program accepts applications from September through December.
The selection committee reviews all material and interviews a select group of qualified applicants. Interviews to fill the 10 categorical and 2 preliminary positions will be conducted starting in October.