Beaumont believes strongly that the selection of high quality residents for its graduate training programs is critical to our mission of providing the highest quality education programs. To this end, in compliance with Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) institutional requirements, applicants must meet one of the following qualifications to be considered eligible for matriculation into our residency programs
- graduate of a Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME), accredited medical school in the U.S. or Canada
- graduate of an osteopathic school accredited by the AOAorGraduate of medical school outside the U.S. with a valid certificate from the ECFMG
- graduate of medical school outside the U.S. with a full and unrestricted license to practice medicine in a U.S. licensing jurisdiction
- completed a Fifth Pathway Program provided by an LCME accredited medical school
In addition, residents transferring to an Beaumont residency training program must submit a written letter of reference from their current program director which must include a statement of their current status in the program. The Beaumont Program Director must also speak directly with their current program director about this reference.
Additional family medicine minimum selection criteria
- ERAS applications only- Application deadline 1st Friday in December
- USMLE I & II or COMLEX I & II passed on first attempt unless the applicant is a student or graduate of Beaumont Health’s official affiliated medical schools or has done a medical school rotation for credit with Beaumont Wayne Family Medicine Residence
- early interviews will be offered to candidates with scores 5% above minimum pass or greater with no failures and who meet all other requirements; all others will be offered interviews after review by the Recruitment Committee
- graduation from medical school within the past 2 years
- visas are NOT sponsored unless the candidate is a graduate of a US medical school
- interview ratings of personal attributes – personality, communication skills, motivation, integrity
- special attributes - medical school honors, community service
- one year of U.S. clinical or research experience
Beaumont participates in the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP) to select candidates for its residency programs. All applicants for Oakwood residency positions are received through the Electronic Residency Application System (ERAS). Candidates are invited for personal interviews based on their eligibility above and consideration of the selection criteria below. Candidates for our residency programs will be ranked and selected according to a composite evaluation of the following and other criteria. Note the minimum criteria for each program varies.