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Vidant Medical Center

Internal Medicine Residency

Application Process

Welcome

We appreciate your interest in our Internal Medicine Residency Program at the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. Please note the following criteria for application to our program. In addition, please visit the Graduate Medical Education website for more information on qualifications and application process.

Internal Medicine Residency Program Requirements

Applicant Requirements

US and IMG MD Applicants:

  • USMLE Step 1 and 2 (no more than 2 attempts) ≥ 225
  • Step 2 Clinical Skills (CS) - PASS (on first attempt)
  • Step 2 CK and CS scores must be available prior to submission of rank list

DO Applicants:

  • COMLEX1 and 2 ≥ 500 -520
  • Performance Evaluation (PE) exam - PASS (on first attempt)
  • COMLEX 2 score must be available prior to submission of rank list

All Applicants:

  • Applications are due by December 1st and are accepted through ERAS only.
  • Medical school graduation cut-off is 5 years
  • US clinical experience is preferred (and helpful) but not mandatory
  • Must hold US citizenship/permanent resident/green card or J1 Visa
  • IMG applicants must have a valid ECFMG certificate by the beginning of residency

Interviewing Process

  • Applicants will be notified of available interview dates through ERAS
  • Interviews will be held between late October to late January (subject to change)
  • Lodging will be provided by Vidant Medical Center and will be arranged by Debbie Stevens
  • Shuttle services will be provided to-and-from the hospital to the hotel on the Interview Day
Sample Interview Schedule
Pre-Interview Evening 7:00 - 9:00 pm Dinner with current residents at a local restaurant
Interview Day 7:30 am Information session with the Chief Residents
8:00 am Morning Report with the current residents
9:00 am Individual interviews with faculty members
Tour of the hospital and facility
12:00 pm Lunch
1:00 - 2:00 pm End of Interview Day

Travel Information

  • Greenville Community Page: http://www.greenvillenc.gov/
  • Airports:
    • Pitt-Greenville Airport (PGV) - Greenville, NC - 1.5 miles from VMC
    • Carolina Coastal Regional Airport - New Bern, NC - 47 miles from VMC
    • Raleigh-Durham Airport (RDU) - Raleigh, NC - 65 miles from VMC

Ranking and Accepted Applicants through NRMP Match

  • Applicants who have interviewed and passed Step 2 will be ranked per NRMP guidelines
  • Matched applicants will be contacted by Ms. Debbie Stevens in March
  • Information packets will be sent out with required documentation to be completed