Applicant information

DMC/WSU Combined Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Residency Program

Size of Intern Class:

Applicant Process:

Number and types of letters of recommendations:
Three faculty letters.

Application Timeline:  
November-December Interviews

Approach to Step 1:
No minimum requirement.

Approach to Step 2:
Look for improvement over Step 1, if applicable.

Post-Interview Communication Policy:
Contact Chief Resident or Program Coordinator with follow-up inquiries, not required. 

Interview Format: 

Due to COVID, interviews for the 2022-2023 application cycle will be virtual using zoom platform.

Contact Information:

DMC/WSU Combined Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Residency Program
4201 St. Antoine Street, UHC-5C
Detroit, MI 48201

Phone: 313-577-4342


Application and Interview Season FAQ

1. When is the application deadline? 
Applications are reviewed by our holistic process beginning on the date they are made available to programs, this year on September 27, 2023. Initial invitations are typically sent two weeks following this, on a date agreed upon with other Med/Peds programs.
2. Do we require the ECFMG Certificate to be qualified for an interview? 
Yes for IMG applicants.
3. USMLE score for Step 1 and 2 and number of attempts required? 
We have no score requirements and look at exam performance as a part of the whole application package. As with any application, any breaks in training or other special situations should either be explained or addressed in some capacity. 
4. To be qualified for an interview, is USMLE Step1 and 2 scores required? 
Yes. We also accept COMLEX scores from US DO schools in lieu of USMLE scores. 
5. Is US Clinical experience required? If yes, what is the duration? 
We have no specific requirements, and look at the application as a whole, including a specific commitment to Med/Peds.
6.Will we accept J1-Visa and your program sponsor H1? 
Please see our GME page for specifics of Visa eligibility.
7. Do we accept IMG applicants? 
We accept 5 residents per year at this time, and do not specifically track that data. Applications are reviewed wholistically, including assessing each candidate's specific commitment to Med/Peds and our program mission.
8.Does our program have a graduation year cut off? 
It is preferred that applicants have graduated from medical school within the last three years at the time of applying. 
9.Will the interview will be in person or virtual?
 Med/Peds interviews are virtual for the 2023-24 recruitment cycle.
10.Any recommendation requirements aside from 3 LORs? 
We recommend that you select the 3 letters that best represent you as a candidate. No more than four letters is recommended.