How to apply
All applications should be made through ERAS only and are accepted through November 1st. We welcome qualified graduates from both allopathic and osteopathic programs. Providence Oregon Family Medicine Residency participates in the National Resident Matching Program.
To apply, please include:
- Personal statement
- Dean's letter
- Official transcript
- Three letters of reference
- USMLE Step 1 with minimum score 200 (must have passed by 2nd attempt)
- COMLEX scores accepted for DO applicants
Our Hood River Rural Tract does not participate in the ERAS application process. Applications must be received by the primary program (Providence Milwaukie Hospital - #1204021656) for processing. You must quality for the primary program since you spend your PGY1 year in Portland before being transferred to Hood River for your PGY2-3 of training.
If invited to interview, you will need to plan 2 days: one with the primary program and the second in Hood River. Hood River Rural Tract does have a separate match number that is griven to you during the interview. Hood River applicants should be proficient in Spanish.
Application deadline is November 1st. Interviews are by invitation and are conducted from October through December.
Please address any additional correspondence to:
Family Practice Residency
Providence Milwaukie Hospital
10150 SE 32nd Ave.
Milwaukie, OR 97222-6593
Resident Eligibility and Selection Criteria:
Applicants must be graduates of medical schools in the United States and Canada accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME); colleges of Osteopathic medicine in the US accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA); or graduates of medical schools outside the United States and Canada who meet one of the following qualifications:
- Have received a currently valid certificate from ECFMG prior to appointment, or
- Have full and unrestricted license to practice medicine in a US licensing jurisdiction in which they are training
Applicants should be eligible to be licensed in the State of Oregon.
Applicants should have minimal USMLE passing score of 200 on both Part I and Part II.
International medical graduates must have a valid ECFMG certification and U.S. citizenship, or permanent resident status. Providence Health & Services and Providence Milwaukie Family Medicine Residency DO NOT sponsor visas of any kind. In addition, applicants should have demonstrable inpatient experience and credible recommendations from an ACGME accredited teaching hospital within the last five years. Applicants must speak fluent English, though other language skills can be an asset. Passage of the 'English Proficiency' test for the ECFMG does not assure this level of competency.
Providence Health & Services -- Portland Service Area will ensure that its ACGME-accredited programs select from among eligible applicants on the basis of their preparedness, ability, aptitude, academic credentials, communication skills, and personal qualities such as motivation and integrity. ACGME accredited programs in the Portland Service Area will not discriminate with regard to sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, disability, or veteran status.
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