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How To Apply

The University Hospitals Parma Medical Center Internal Medicine Residency Program accepts PGY1 applications only through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) administered by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC).

Within ERAS our program is listed as University Hospitals Community Consortium (UHCC/Parma) Program.

We select candidates for PGY1 positions ONLY through the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP). Our match code is: 2189140C0

We will not offer positions outside of the NRMP Match.

We are unable to accept applications requiring ECFMG Exchange Visitor Sponsorship, J-1 or H1-B visa sponsorship.

We use email as our primary method of contact with applicants. Please check your email frequently.

Application Requirements:

The following documents are required when applying to our program. The Review Committee will not review any applications missing this documentation:

  • ERAS Common Application Form
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Dean’s Letter (MSPE)* applications will be reviewed prior to schools releasing the Dean’s Letter or MSPE
  • A minimum of three (3) letters of recommendation
  • Personal Statement
  • Medical School Transcripts
  • USMLE and/or COMLEX transcripts

For the 2023 cycle, our program will be participating in the supplemental ERAS application offered through the AAMC’s ERAS program. Applicants will be required to complete the MyERAS application, and participation in the supplemental ERAS application is optional.


Interviews for the Internal Medicine Residency Program will begin in October 2023 for the upcoming 2023-2024 Academic year. Candidates will be interviewed by the Program Director, faculty members and current residents. All interviews will be virtual for this recruitment season and will be offered through video conferencing.

Decisions concerning employment are made upon the basis of the best qualified candidate without regard to race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, gender, sexual orientation or marital status in accordance with Federal and Ohio law. University Hospitals Parma Medical Center has a Non-Tobacco use policy. New hires are tested for all tobacco use as part of the pre-employment lab screening process. Anyone not passing the screening will not be employed

Diversity in Recruitment

As a program within the University Hospitals Community Consortium, the program abides by a written diversity policy that reiterates the responsibility to cultivate and nurture diversity within our program and organization. Our diversity policy is a vital part in how we ensure that we can appropriately serve our community. Our selection criteria states that we will not discriminate with regard to gender, race, age, religion, color, creed, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, marital status, disability, sexual orientation or status as a protected veteran. We have set our focus on attracting a diverse group of applicants to our training program. We regularly review all marketing including websites, in order to avoid implicit bias in any information that we provide regarding the program. During recruitment, we involve many individuals in the interviewing process to include welcome events and the actual process of interviews in order to display the current diversity of our program. We retain qualified individuals into our system without discrimination to gender, race, age, religion, color, creed, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, marital status, disability, sexual orientation or status as a protected veteran.