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Application Process

The OU Department of the Internal Medicine/Pediatrics program participates in the Electronic Residency Application System (ERAS), developed by the Association of American Medical Colleges for its Categorical Internal Medicine and Combined Medicine/Pediatrics programs.

For more application information please contact the Dean’s Office at your Medical School. If you are an International Medical Graduate, please contact the  ECFMG at the address listed below. They will provide you with the application materials needed to apply to for the Internal Medicine/Pediatric program.

Consideration for an interview to the Medicine-Pediatrics Program, an applicant must have received the degree of Doctor of Medicine or its equivalent within the past 4 years.  An applicant must have passed both Parts I & II of the USMLE with a score of 220 or greater (Comlex is 550 or greater)  and have at least one year of clinical experience at an accredited institution in the United States.  Applicants are to submit at least 3 letters of recommendation and should include letters from both Internal Medicine and Pediatrics faculty that have worked with the applicant in detail. 

We only sponsor J1 visas. We do not sponsor observerships or externships.  To participate in clinical activities in this program (e.g., acting internships), it is our policy that a student be currently enrolled in an LCME-accredited medical school. 

Timeline on the application process:
ERAS Download: October 2021
Application Due Date: 10/21
Invitations Offered: 10-2-2020 / 1-10-2021

2021 Residency Interview Process

The University of Oklahoma will be conducting online interviews for the 2021-2022 match.  Interviews will be held on Mondays, November through January.  We know there is a level of benefit from in person interactions, and while not all interactions can be replicated in a online environment, we are working to provide an optimal virtual experience that will allow candidates to maximize their remote interactions with our faculty and residents.

Each candidate will meet with the Program Director in each field of Med/Peds, Pediatrics and Internal Medicine as well as attendings on both sides.  

Virtual Interview Dates:

  • November 1
  • November 15
  • December 6
  • December 13
  • January 10
  • January 24

International Graduates

To apply for a training program at the OU Internal Medicine Program, International Medical Graduates must hold a current ECFMG certificate (issued by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates). Sponsorship is available for J-1 clinical visas only. 

For more information, please contact: Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates 3624 Market Street, 4th Floor Philadelphia, PA 19104-2685 USA Telephone: 215-386-5900
For additional information, please visit the FREIDA Online program information site at