How to Apply

Apply for the Scripps Mercy Family Medicine Residency program

To apply for the Scripps Family Medicine Residency Program, visit the Electronic Residency Application Service.


If you are interested in community medicine clerkship opportunities at Scripps Mercy, learn more about our programs and submit an application.


All residents in graduate medical education programs in the State of California must possess a California medical license before beginning the PGY-3 year. First year residents (PGY-1) are not eligible for licensure in the State of California. The residency program reimburses the cost of MD or DO licensure.

Application procedure

The following materials must be submitted through ERAS to be considered as a candidate:

  • Universal application
  • Personal statement
  • Medical school Dean’s letter
  • Medical school transcript
  • Three letters of recommendation from medical school faculty
  • A copy of the student’s USMLE scores
  • A wallet-size photo

Important dates

Applications are due by Nov. 30 of the application year. We will interview applicants Nov. through Jan. Interviews will be scheduled by the residency office.