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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What are the key elements that your program looks for in an application?
  • Is there a specific limit to the number of years since medical school graduation of the applicant?
  • How do I apply for the Internal Medicine Residency Training Program at CHRISTUS Good Shepherd Medical Center?
  • Do you require a residency candidate to be ECFMG certified at the time of application?
  • Do you offer observerships for International Medical Students or International Medical Graduates?
  • For DO applicants, do you require both USMLE and COMLEX scores?
  • What are the USMLE requirements?
  • Do you accept students from International Medical Schools who need to do a required elective for their school and are able to do so in the United States?
  • Does your program accept international medical graduates and sponsor visas?