Thank you for your interest in applying to the Mercyhealth Internal Medicine Residency Program in Rockford, IL! We accept 13 categorical residents per year. We welcome applications from graduates or soon-to-be graduates of medical schools accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME), the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), or of an international medical school listed by the World Health Organization in the World Directory of Medical Schools (wfme, FAIMER). Our program recruits outside of the NRMP MATCH, and makes pre-MATCH offers throughout recruitment season.
Only applications submitted through ERAS will be considered for interviews.
We use the following criteria to select applicants for interview:
- Within five years of graduation from medical school
- Pass first attempt on USMLE Step 1 CK, Step 2 CK, and Step 2 CS
- USMLE Step 2 Clinical Knowledge (CK) score over 229
- US Citizens and Green Card holder status strongly preferred
For more information about the application process, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions.