How to Apply

How to apply for the Scripps Clinic and Scripps Green Hospital Internal Medicine Residency program

Candidates who are graduates from medical schools accredited by the Liaison Council on Medical Education LCME or the American Osteopathic Association are invited to apply.


To be considered for an interview the applicant must have completed the USMLE Step 2 by December 1, 2017. The COMLEX Exam does not serve as a substitute for the USMLE Exam for this program.


Candidates who graduate from medical schools outside of the US must have a valid certificate from the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) and must have a Post Graduate Training Authorization Letter (PTAL) from the Medical Board of California prior to the scheduled date for interview. The Scripps Clinic and Scripps Green Hospital Internal Medicine Program does not operate any form of visa support. The program does not offer any observerships.

Medical student rotations and fellowships

If you are interested in medical student rotations or fellowship opportunities at Scripps Clinic and Scripps Green Hospital, learn more about our programs and submit an application.

ERAS application

All appointments are facilitated through the National Resident Matching Program’s Electronic Residency Application Service.


  • Scripps/Green Categorical IM (3-year residency)
  • Number of positions: 13
  • NRMP Match Number: 1340140C0
  • Scripps/Green IM Physician/Scientist Track
  • Number of positions: 2
  • NRMP match number: 1340140C1


The application deadline is Dec. 1, 2017.

Application requirements

Applicants must submit the following through ERAS, including:


  • ERAS Common Application Form (CAF)
  • Personal statement
  • Dean’s letter (MSPE)
  • Medical school transcripts
  • USMLE Step 1 and Step 2 transcripts as they become available
  • Minimum of three letters of recommendation: At least two from department of medicine faculty, including one from the chairperson or designee

Additional requirements for international medical graduates

Candidates who graduate from medical schools outside of the United States must have a valid certificate from the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates prior to the deadline for submission of program match lists. In addition, candidates must produce a postgraduate training authorization letter (PTAL) from the Medical Board of California to be considered for an interview.


The Scripps Clinic and Scripps Green Hospital Internal Medicine Residency Program does not operate any form of visa support programs.

Interview schedule

Candidates will be notified of interview invitation status via the ERAS system.


The interviews for 2017 residency positions will be scheduled on Mondays and Tuesdays, starting October 30, 2017 through January 15, 2018.


Invitations for interviews will include information regarding discounted lodging, driving and parking. The invitation will also include information regarding a pre- and post-interview social evening.