2635 North 7th Street, Grand Junction, Colorado 81501      970-298-CARE (2273) / 1-800-458-3888
St. Mary's Hospital & Regional Medical Center
 
 
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Residency Application and Interview

Thank you for your interest in the St. Mary's Family Medicine Residency Program.

Requirements

Applicants must be graduates of approved US or Canadian medical schools. International Medical School Graduates please see additional requirements below.

Applications are only accepted via ERAS (Electronic Residency Application Service).

All applications must include transcript, MSPE (Medical Student Performance Evaluation), USMLE board scores for Step 1 and 2 or the Comlex Level 1 and 2, (Passing Step 2, 2a and Level 2 CE, PE scores due by Rank Order List deadline, if required for graduation), personal statement, and three letters of recommendation in addition to the MSPE. One letter of recommendation must be from a Family Physician who has supervised you clinically.

Interview Information

  • Interviews may be arranged Mondays and Tuesdays (and Fridays in December).
  • Interviews will begin mid-October and continue through January 31.
  • Application deadline is December 31.
  • Once your application has been reviewed and you have been invited to interview with us, please contact Melissa Barton at (970) 298-2874 or melissa.barton@sclhs.net.
  • Stay with a resident while you are visiting. Details on arranging to stay with a resident will be sent when scheduling an interview date.
  • Visit with the residents at the weekly social night: Mondays at 6:30pm. In December: Thursdays at 6:30pm.
  • Your spouse or significant other is welcome to be a part of your interview day, or tour the Grand Valley. We can arrange for them to meet with a realtor or a current resident's spouse. Please let us know when you call to set up your interview so we can make the necessary arrangements.
  • Find out about A Typical Interview Day.

Requirements for International Medical School Graduates

International medical school graduates may apply if they:

  • Have graduated from medical school within the past three years
  • Hold a valid Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) certificate with the CSA (Clinical Skills Assessment)
  • Passed Step 1, 2(CS) and 2(CK) of the USMLE (United States Medical Licensing Examination) on the first attempt
  • Are able to be fully licensed* in Colorado at the beginning of the second year of residency. Please note that three years of approved postgraduate clinical training in the U.S. are required for International Medical Graduates to be eligible for licensure in the State of Colorado.

Applications are only accepted and reviewed via ERAS.

Visas are not sponsored. No ECFMG J1 or other visas accepted.

*Unrestricted Colorado Medical License (not a training license) and DEA License.

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Family Medicine Clinic
(970) 298-2800

Family Medicine Residency
2698 Patterson Road
Grand Junction, CO 81506
Fax: (970) 298-7522
Entrance 43

Program Manager:
Joan Cox
(970) 298-2195

Other Questions:
Melissa Barton
(970) 298-2874