Resident and Fellow Eligibility


Applicants must satisfy one of the following to be eligible for appointment to Memorial Hospital training programs:

  • Graduates from an approved or recognized medical school, school of osteopathy, school of dentistry, Doctoral program that prepares students for careers in professional Psychology or Laboratory Medicine, or Doctoral or Masters program that prepares students for careers in Medical Physics.  Approved or recognized schools include those accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME); American Osteopathic Association (AOA) and the American Dental Association (ADA); or
  • Graduates of medical schools outside the United States and Canada who meet one of the following qualifications:
    • Have received a currently valid certificate from the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates prior to appointment; or
    • Have completed a Fifth Pathway program provided by an LCME-accredited medical school.

Depending upon the specialty, applicants for Memorial Hospital fellowship programs may be required to have completed an appropriate accredited residency training program. Individual fellowships may require board certification or board eligibility in an appropriate specialty.

Applications from individuals completing postgraduate training programs outside the US must be assessed to determine whether the training is appropriate for the Memorial Hospital fellowship program and the substantial equivalent of a relevant accredited US training program.

All trainees will be selected from eligible applicants on the basis of training program-related criteria, such as their preparedness, ability, aptitude, academic credentials, communication skills, and personal qualities such as motivation and integrity. Memorial Hospital does not discriminate with regard to sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, disability, or any other applicable legally protected status.