Application Requirements

Thank you for your interest in our residency program!

  • Applications are accepted through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) program only.  The deadline for receipt of complete application is December 31st.  Information about the ERAS program is available at your dean’s office or through the ECFMG office.
  • Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents (no visa sponsorships)
  • Applicants must have passed Step 1 and Step 2 with three attempts or less
  • Applicants must have passed Step 1 and Step 2 CK and CS by ranking deadline

For your application to be considered it must be complete with the following requirements:

  • USMLE/COMLEX Transcript
  • Passport type photo
  • A personal statement. This should be your own and reflect something very personal about why you are interested in Family Medicine.
  • Three letters of recommendation (at least two from clinical faculty)
  • Dean’s letter
  • Medical school transcript

Once received, your application will be reviewed, and if approved, you will receive an invitation to interview.  An interview is necessary for consideration for residency in this program.

Our program participates in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) and follows the ethical guidelines established by the NRMP in the selection of residents.

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For more information about the residency or the community contact Cathy Smith:
(479) 785-2431
cmsmith@uams.edu