Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Do all the participating sites have an electronic medical record (EMR) system?
A: Yes. Mercyhealth takes patient privacy and records very seriously. All Mercyhealth facilities use Epic electronic medical records that allow for the safe and effective record keeping of our patients across the care continuum. Residents have access to Epic at all our locations as well as through a secured virtual private network.
Q: Is there support for research and conference attendance?
A: Yes. Our Internal Medicine Residency Program is invested in the growth, development and success of our residents. The Office of Graduate Medical Education support resident publication and presentation at local, regional, and national conference.
Q: I am an International Medical Graduate. Am I qualified to apply?
A: Yes. We welcome graduates from all medical schools, and visas are considered on a case-by-case basis. For more information of qualifications for our program, click here.
Q: Are USMLE scores required for osteopathic applicants?
A: No. Osteopathic applicants need only provide a COMLEX transcript. However, USMLE transcripts are strongly recommended.
Q: Do you make any exceptions to the applicant criteria listed on your website?
A: We evaluate candidates from a holistic perspective with particular focus on our listed applicant criteria.
Q: I applied! Now what?
A: We will begin reviewing applications in September. We will send e-mail invitations in early October to selected candidates. Our interview take place between October and January.