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UnityPoint Clinic - Express (Jordan Creek)

180 Jordan Creek Parkway, Suite 120
West Des Moines, Iowa 50266

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UnityPoint Clinic - Express (Waukee)

950 E. Hickman Road
Waukee, Iowa 50263

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UnityPoint Clinic Adult Respiratory Illness

2103 Ingersoll Ave., Ste. 2
Des Moines, Iowa 50312

04 Patients
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UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - Altoona

2720 8th St. SW
Altoona, Iowa 50009

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Urgent Care - Ankeny

3625 N. Ankeny Blvd.
Suite E
Ankeny, Iowa 50023

05 Patients
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Urgent Care - Lakeview

6000 University Avenue
Suite 101
West Des Moines, Iowa 50266

04 Patients
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Urgent Care - Merle Hay

4020 Merle Hay Road
Suite 100
Des Moines, Iowa 50310

Closed Patients
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Urgent Care - Southglen

6520 SE 14th St.
Des Moines, Iowa 50320

04 Patients
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Urgent Care - Urbandale

2901 86th Street
Urbandale, Iowa 50322

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Apply to Transitional Year Residency Program

Applications to the Transitional Year Residency Program at Iowa Methodist Medical Center are only accepted through the electronic Residency application Service (ERAS).  Applications for the 2021 cycle will be reviewed from October 21, 2020 through December 15, 2020.  We will only conduct virtual interviews for the 2021 match.  These interviews will be conducted from November 2020 through January 2021. 

Our selection process involves review of multiple items, including general academic performance, clinical performance, boards scores, letters of recommendation, personal qualities, and other achievements.  Evidence of strong communication and team member skills and evidence of prior service work, especially in under-served and disadvantaged communities, is also sought.  

Required Documents

The following items must be made available for review bu each applicant:

  • Main ERAS (with detailed CV)
  • Medical Student Performance Evaluation Letter (formerly Dean's letter)
  • A minimum of three letters of recommendation
  • Medical School Transcript
  • Personal Statement addressing why you would be a good candidate for the Transitional Year Residency Program at Iowa Methodist Medical Center
  • Passing scores on USMLE Step 1 and Step 2 or COMLEX Step 1 and Step 2

Contact Us

Please don't hesitate to contact us with any questions you may have about our Transitional Year Program or the application process.