How to Apply
The application deadline for this program is Dec. 1.
Thank you for your interest in our Med-Peds Residency Program at Albany Medical College!
All applications must be submitted through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). No email or paper applications or faxed materials will be accepted. We do not require a supplemental application.
To apply to our program through ERAS you will be required to submit the following materials:
- Dean’s letter
- ECFMG certificate (if applicable)
- Three current letters of recommendation
- Medical school transcript and diploma/certificate
- Personal statement
- Photograph (preferred)
- USMLE or COMLEX Steps I and II
We sponsor J-1 visas only. We do not sponsor H1-B visas.
Applicants with one of the following qualifications are eligible for appointment to Albany Medical College’s Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Residency Program:
- Graduates of medical schools in the U.S. and Canada accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME).
- Graduates of colleges of osteopathic medicine in the U.S. accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA).
- Graduates of medical schools outside the U.S. and Canada who meet one of the following qualifications:
- Have received a currently valid certificate from the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates AND are graduates of schools approved by the New York State Department of Education OR have a full and unrestricted New York State license to practice medicine.
- Graduates of medical schools outside the U.S. who have completed a Fifth Pathway program provided by an LCME-accredited medical school.
- Candidates may be considered who are currently enrolled in foreign medical schools if they are eligible for the Restricted Interim Certificate from ECFMG, issued to students who have passed the Basic Science, Clinical Science, and English examinations and are awaiting the issuance of their medical school diplomas.
Graduates from schools outside of the U.S. are ineligible for residency training in New York state if:
- More than 12 weeks of clerkship training (during the third and fourth years of medical school) occurred outside of the country in which the medical school is located UNLESS the New York State Education Department has approved that school’s curriculum, as configured.
- A list of those schools currently approved is available in the GME Department.