Family Medicine Resident

Thank you for your interest in our program. We hope you find the information on this site helpful in determining how well our program matches your interest. We are a new, developing program with an energetic and committed core faculty.

University of Maryland Capital Region Medical Center is located in Largo, MD, a suburb of Washington D.C. It is a 205 bed acute care, teaching hospital with 32 state-of-the art intensive care unit beds, two cardiac catheterization labs, 1 electrophysiology lab, 2 endoscopy suites, interventional radiology lab, 8 operating suites — including dedicated ORs for trauma, cardiac surgery, and ortho as well as a hybrid OR — a 41 bay emergency department, and a special procedure unit.

It is a level II trauma center, designated stroke center and also has a cardiovascular center and a cardiac surgery program. The emergency department includes 41 private acute-care treatment rooms, a five-bed resuscitation area, an observation unit, four trauma rooms, and a separate ambulatory/walk-in care area. All Labor and Delivery Rooms and Postpartum Units offer private accommodations with hotel-like amenities. 

Other features of our hospital include:

  • 16 bed Special Care Nursery
  • Dedicated cardiac surgery ORs
  • Electrophysiology lab
  • Rehabilitation facility for cardiac, pulmonary and stroke patients
  • Designated stroke center
  • Level II Trauma Center

The Family Medicine Residency program is housed in the Family Health & Wellness Center adjacent to the hospital. This facility offers a full range of outpatient services to newborns, children, adolescents, adults, and geriatrics.

The facility offers 12 examination rooms, two procedure rooms, individual workstations for each Resident, spacious waiting rooms and support staff space, as well as state of the art telecommunication equipment in our conference rooms to allow didactic presentations with speakers outside the community.

Family Medicine Residency Application Information

The UM Capital Region Medical Center Family Medicine Residency is approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. Applicants for first year positions must apply through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS)

Applicants are selected through the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP)

Minimum Selection Criteria

  • US citizenship, permanent resident or J1 visa (no H1 visas will be accepted)
  • We accept foreign medical graduates
  • Letters of reference from the Dean of your medical school with transcript and three faculty letters, one of whom must be from a Family Medicine provider. Within the past 2 years (It would be preferable if one letter is from family medicine rotation)
  • Completion of USMLE Steps 1 and 2 (CS/CK) or COMLEX-USA Equivalent
  • ECFMG Certification at the time of entrance into the Residency Program, if applicable

We accept 4 new residents per year. To apply to the residency, visit the ERAS site.