Internal Medicine


Application Process


Application Process

Thank you for your interest in applying to the internal medicine residency program.  Please review these recommendations/guidelines to help you get started.

 All applications must be submitted electronically via the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). In addition to applying through the NRMP, the following application information must be received in order for your application to be considered:

  • Dean’s letter
  • Three letters of recommendation – at least one from a department chair or SEL
  • Medical school transcript
  • First time passage of Step I, II, and CS of the USMLE examination -or-
  • First time passage of of Level I, II, and PE of the COMLEX examination 
  • ECFMG Certification (if applicable)
  • A minimum of one year clinical service in a U.S. hospital is highly recommended
  • You must have graduated from Medical School within 2 years of applying 

Once all of the above information is collected through ERAS, your application will be reviewed by the selection committee to be considered for an interview.  All interview invitations will be sent via email. Interviews will occur between the months of November and January


Compensation and Benefits


We are excited to offer our residents the opportunity to rotate at Keck Hospital of USC and USC Norris Cancer Hospital for the following rotations:

  • Hospital Medicine
  • Cardiology: Heart Failure and Critical Care 
  • Cardiology: Consult Service 
  • Medical Intensive Care
  • Infectious Diseases 
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism 
  • Neurology
  • Nephrology
  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Acute Rehabilitative Medicine

Covid-19 Update:

We will be conducting in person interviews this year in order to provide candidates with the most accurate representation of our program.   Due to the overwhelming interest in our program, we ask you to submit a letter of interest outlining your desire to train at a community-based hospital. Please send your letter to to be considered for an interview.


We appreciate your interest in our program and look forward to meeting you  soon! 


  • PGY – 1      $66,560.00
  • PGY – 2       $68,640.00
  • PGY – 3       $70,720.00


  • Medical, vision and dental insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Professional Liability Insurance
  • Life Insurance

Additional benefits

  • 100% meal coverage while in the hospital
  • White Coats
  • 20 vacation days
  • 5 CME days (PGY-2 and PGY-3)
  • COMLEX / USMLE level 3 reimbursement
  • $1000 CME expense reimbursement (PGY-2 and PGY-3)
  • AOA and ACP member dues paid
  • MedStudy
  • UpToDate
  • Board fee and board review – PGY3
  • Physician Training License (PTL)  reimbursement
  • Ability to moonlight after successful completion of PGY-1 year with PD approval