FAQs

How do I find your program?

We will participate in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) External link.
Program number: 1563512053

What USMLE scores do I need to be considered?

85 or better on Step 1 and Step 2 of the USMLE on the first attempt. Step 3 score is required prior to granting an interview.

How many Letters of Recommendation are required?

At least 3 Letters of Recommendation are required.

Do you accept FMG's?

We accept international medical graduates if they have ECFMG certification and they have successfully completed an ACGME accredited Internal Medicine Residency.

What type of Visa's does your program sponsor?

We will sponsor J1 Visa's only, we do not sponsor H-1 Visas.

Do you offer any Observership or Externship opportunities at your institution?

Unfortunately, SUNY Upstate does not offer externships. The Internal Medicine Residency Website has been updated to include the Observership Policy information.  Please refer directly to the website: http://www.upstate.edu/medresidency/prospective/observership.php .

When are interviews scheduled?

Interviews are scheduled from September through November.

When should I contact you to check on the status of my application?

Although we would appreciate the opportunity to converse with you directly regarding your academic accomplishments, it is impossible to speak with individual applicants due to the enormous number of applicants received. We ask that you wait for an email from us, which will happen once a decision has been made on your application.

Facilities/Care Locations

University Health Care Center University Health Care Center
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UH Upstate Medical University Hospital
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Syracuse VA Medical Center Syracuse VA Medical Center
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Upstate University Hospital at Community Campus Upstate University Hospital at Community Campus
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