Residency Applicants

Residency Program

Thank you for your interest in the Fox Valley Family Medicine Residency Program. Please see below for details on how to apply and eligibility requirements.

In an effort to ensure equity for all applicants, our 2023-2024 residency recruitment season will remain virtual and include:

  • Afternoon half-day virtual interviews
  • October 5, 2023 through December 21, 2023
  • Second look” opportunities

oCompletely optional.  Choice to attend/not attend does not influence ranking for Match Day.

oVirtual “open house” with opportunity to meet additional faculty and residents, as well as residents’ significant others and program graduates – Thursday, January 18, 2024 6:00-7:00pm.

oSupport for in-person visits to the community/facilities can be personalized to an applicant’s interests of things to do/see in the community

Signaling:  We will utilize signaling and geographic preferences as tools in the process of prioritizing applications for holistic review prior to sending invitations for interviews, which occurs on a rolling basis.  Signals and geographic preferences will not be used in the ranking process.  No signals will be ‘assumed’ (e.g. a rotation with our program is not assumed to be a ‘signal’ in the ERAS system).


PGY-1 applicants

NRMP Match Code : 2262120C4

Please apply through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). The following documents are required and can be submitted through ERAS:

  • Personal statement
  • MyERAS Application Form
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Medical school transcript
  • Medical school performance evaluation (Dean’s letter)
  • USMLE or COMLEX transcript
  • Current ECFMG status report (for international medical graduates only)

Eligibility criteria

Applicants must meet one of the following medical school graduation qualifications:

  • Graduate of a medical school in the United States or Canada accredited by the Liaison Committee on Graduate Medical Education (LCME)
  • Graduate of a college of osteopathic medicine in the United States accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA)
  • Graduate of a medical school outside of the United States who has completed a Fifth Pathway program provided by an LCME-accredited medical school
  • Graduate of a medical school outside the United States or Canada who:
    • Holds a currently valid certificate from the Educational Council on Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG),
    • Has a full and unrestricted license to practice medicine in a United States licensing jurisdiction in which they are training

Interview selection preference

Interview selection preference will be given to applicants who:

  • Passing USMLE Step I and Step II and/or COMLEX 1 and 2 scores
    • In order to be listed on our rank list, passing score reports must be uploaded in ERAS by rank list opening date. Contact the program in extenuating circumstances.
  • Graduated from medical school within the last two years
  • Have at least 12 months of clinical experience in the United States or Canada (research or observerships do not satisfy this requirement)
  • Possess excellent written and oral communication skills
Applications meeting the above criteria will be reviewed holistically and interviews will be offered based on that review.

International medical graduates

Before submitting an application, international medical school graduates are asked to review the eligibility criteria below:

  • Be a United States citizen, a lawful permanent US resident with a resident alien permit or green card
  • Have a passing score on USMLE Step I and Step II exams
  • Provide a current Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) certification status report in ERAS. This report documents the readiness of international medical graduates to enter US residency programs accredited by the ACGME by meeting specific medical education credential requirements and examination requirements. 2262120C