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To learn more about the Family Medicine Residency Program, please email our program coordinator, Valerie Liner.


  • Apply through the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP)
  • Complete ERAS Common Application Form/Official USMLE Transcript
  • Must have completed student clerkships in Internal Medicine, Surgery, Pediatrics, Psychiatry and OB/GYN in an inpatient setting
  • Letters of reference from: the dean of your medical school (including transcript); and three faculty members dated within the past 2 years
  • Completion of USMLE Steps I and II CS/CK prior to ranking deadline or COMLEX Equivalent
  • ECFMG Certificate (must be valid indefinitely), if applicable
  • Must be J-1 Visa Eligible
  • Minimum of 3 months of U.S., Canada or U.K. based clinical experience within the past 3 years
  • Must have completed medical school within the last 3 years
  • Strong interest in Family Medicine expressed through application
  • Preference Criteria
    • No more than 2 attempts on any USMLE Step Examination
    • USMLE scores of 200 or greater
    • Must have completed medical school within the last 3 years

Other Information

  • We interview for 10 residency positions
  • We do accept International and Foreign Medical Graduates
  • Applicants granted interviews will be notified by the residency coordinator
  • Interviews will take place at the University of Maryland, Department of Family & Community Medicine on Mondays.
  • The day begins at 8:00 a.m. and ends at approximately 3:00 p.m.