How to Apply

Application Deadline

Applications are accepted through December 1st of the year prior to matriculation. You must apply through ERAS. Our programs are listed under Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Moses and Weiler campuses).

National Resident Matching Program

The Montefiore Einstein Internal Medicine Residency Programs participate in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP).

NRMP numbers are as follows:

  • Medicine – Three-Year Categorical Residency, 38 positions: 3153140C0++
  • Medicine – Primary Care/Social Internal Medicine, 10 positions: 3153140M0

Doctors of Osteopathy

We accept DO candidates but they must have taken their USMLE Step 1 and preferably Step 2 by the time of application.


Applicants will be considered for an interview on the basis of their overall academic record and clinical performance. There are no USMLE cut-off scores and we aim to do a holistic review of each applicant.

Interviews run from November through January on a rolling basis, and are by invitation only. Every effort is made to accommodate applicants' schedules.

For the application cycle 2020-2021 all interviews will be conducted virtually. Once you are accepted for an interview we will share the next steps in the process.

International Applicants

Applications from international medical graduates are selectively considered. A medical degree obtained within 3 years of application with evidence of continued clinical work and/or productive scholarly/research activity is required. Experience in the US medical system is not required but is preferred. ECFMG certification is not required at the time of application, but must be completed by the time of submitting a rank list.

Visa Sponsorship

Montefiore Medical Center sponsors J-1 and H-1B visas. For sponsorship, you must hold valid ECFMG certification by March 1st of the year you are applying for training.

Verification of Residency

Send all verification requests to Sheila Harrison at with your name, date of birth, dates of residency (beginning and graduation), and last four digits of social security number.