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Applicants

All applicants to the Internal Medicine Residency Program, at Parkview Medical Center are required to complete CASPer, to assist with our selection process. CASPer is an online test which assesses for interpersonal characteristics that we believe are important for successful students and graduates of our program.

Please visit CASper's website for more information, account creation, and test reservation. Sign up for the American Graduate Medical Education test (CSP 20101) and reserve a test using your AAMC number and a piece of government-issued photo ID. You will be provided with a limited number of testing dates and times.
Please direct any inquiries on the test by clicking here.

The Graduate Medical Education programs at Parkview Medical Center solely uses the ERAS system (Electronic Residency Application System) for each year’s application process and match. This service necessitates electronic applications only. Please contact ERAS for more information on the application process.

Audition Rotations

As per the recommendations of the workgroup from the Coalition for Physician Accountability, Parkview Medical Center will follow the guidelines put out by the Coalition for Academic Year 2020-2021:

  • No Away Rotations –outside of Colorado- will be allowed this year
  • No audition rotations for this academic year
  • All House Staff interviews will be virtual – NO ONSITE INTERVIEWS

The member organizations include the following organizations:

Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM), American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS), Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), American Medical Association (AMA), American Osteopathic Association (AOA), Council of Medical Specialty Societies (CMSS), Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates/Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (ECFMG/FAIMER), Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB), Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME), National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME), and the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners (NBOME)

Parkview Medical Center is ACGME accredited and will be participating in the NRMP match for the 2021-22 academic year through ERAS only. The Internal Medicine program at Parkview Medical Center has also been accredited for Osteopathic Recognition.

Interviews will be only be offered to applicants who have a COMPLETED application submitted through ERAS. All updates should also be done through ERAS, not emailed. Parkview will be conducting virtual interviews only for the academic year of 2021-2022.

Parkview Medical Center will also be piloting the use of Casper Suite for selection into the academic year of 2021-2022 and ask all internal medicine applicants to complete Casper Suite by creating an account on their website no later than October 21st to reserve your test time and date.

Information for International Medical Graduates (IMGs)

Thank you for your inquiry regarding the Parkview Medical Center Internal Medicine Program for July 2021.

    Requirements for international medical graduates are as follows:

    • USMLE Step I and II - Score must be 220 or above on Step I and Step II (must be on first attempt)
    • If you have taken Step III, you must have a passing score on the first attempt.
    • Must pass "Clinical Skills" on first attempt.
    • Six to twelve months US clinical experience preferred; inpatient experience preferred; observerships are considered as part of US experience.
    • Graduation from medical school must be within four years.
    • Must have successfully passed a standardized English Language Competency Test, such as TEOFL or the former ECFMG English Test.

      Parkview Medical Center is a host institution for EGFMG sponsored J-1 visas. Pakrivew Medical Center as a facility does not sponsor J-1 or H1B visas for House staff.

        Parkview Medical Center does not offer externships or observerships.

        REMINDER:

        ALL APPLICATIONS FOR THE INTERNAL MEDICINE RESIDENCY PROGRAM ARE COMPLETED THROUGH THE ELECTRONIC RESIDENCY APPLICATION SERVICE (ERAS) only.

        Interviews

        Interviews are scheduled from mid-September to mid–December for Candidates participating in the NRMP match. Interviews will only be offered to applicants who have a COMPLETED application submitted through ERAS.

        Requirements are as follows:

        • Comlex 1 - Score must be at least 525 or above (must be on first attempt)
        • Comlex 2 CE - Score must be at least 525 or above (must be on first attempt)
        • Comlex PE - Pass (must be on first attempt)
        • USMLE Step I and II - Score must be 220 or above on Step I and II (must be on first attempt)
        • If you have taken Step III, you must have a passing score on the first attempt.
        • Must pass "Clinical Skills" on first attempt.

        Please note: Applications sent by fax or email will not be reviewed.

        Interview cancellations should be given no less than 30 days prior to your interview. This will allow us to schedule another candidate who is interested in interviewing at our facility. Your medical school will be contacted if you do not cancel within this time frame.

        Post-Interview Communication

        We would like to thank you for your interest in our program and interviewing with us. It was a pleasure to meet each and every one of you. We wish everyone the best of luck as they complete this leg of their journey of their medical education and start the new journey into residency training.

        In order to avoid any potential miscommunication, Parkview Medical Center limits post-interview communication. We hope that our interview process was a pleasant experience for you and that we answered all your questions at that time. However, if you have a specific question about the program following your interview, please contact a member of the Ambassador Team (emails listed below), and they will be happy to assist you.

        The contact information is listed in the Program Summary that was emailed to you the day of your interview.

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