Applying to the Internal Medicine Residency

Application Process

We are delighted that you are considering our Internal Medicine Residency Program at UMass Chan Medical School-Baystate. Baystate is a great place to work, offering numerous opportunities to learn and grow. We look forward to reviewing your ERAS application.

All applications must be submitted via ERAS website.

  • Categorical Medicine NRMP #: 1286140C0
  • Primary Care Medicine NRMP #: 1286140M0

Application Requirements

All applicants must fulfill our Resident Appointment Requirements.
In addition, you’ll need:

  • USMLE scores and/or COMLEX scores
  • Personal statement
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Transcripts must be in ERAS
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  • MSPE

Institutional Policy on Visa Status

J1 Visas

Baystate Medical Center sponsors J1 Visas through ECFMG for applicants who are eligible for appointment to a residency or fellowship position.

H1B Visas

The availability of the institution to support H1B Visas is very limited and not generally available; however, upon request from the Program Director and under exceptional circumstances, the Chief Academic Officer and DIO of Academic Affairs will review H1B applications on a case-by-case basis.

Who Are We Looking For? 

We hope to recruit residents who will become excellent teachers and contribute positively to our program.

So, we are looking for applicants who demonstrate a strong commitment to learning and professionalism, value teamwork, and have strong academic potential.


Virtual Interviewing

Consistent with recommendations from the AAMC and the ACGME, UMass Chan Medical School-Baystate GME programs will conduct interviews virtually for all applicants.

Residency Timeline

Appointments begin in the last week of June. We provide you with a comprehensive month-long orientation which includes BLS/ACLS certification, simulation training, and exposure to ward, critical care and ambulatory medicine.

A preadmission physical exam and current immunization record are required as a condition of appointment.


Residents enrolled in Baystate Medical Center programs must be licensed by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine

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