Application Criteria

Three Great Residency Programs
Dually Accredited, Enthusiastic Faculty

Our NRMP Match Program ID Numbers:

#2066120C2 Bristol Family Medicine

#2066120C1 Johnson City Family Medicine

#2066120C3 Kingsport Family Medicine

Our AOA Match Code Numbers:

#73981 Family Practice - Bristol

#73946 Family Practice – Johnson City

#73982 Family Practice – Kingsport


Criteria for Current Senior Students in US Allopathic and Osteopathic Medical Schools
  • Medical School Transcript
  • USMLE or COMLEX Transcript, with not more than two failures on any single Step exam and not more than three failures total
  • Current CV
  • Medical School Performance Evaluation from the dean of your medical school
  • Three letters of reference from faculty or preceptors that are aware of your clinical skills
  • Personal Statement outlining your interest in a career in Family Medicine
                  


Criteria for Current Senior Students in International Medical Schools

  • A student in good standing in a medical school recognized and approved by the Tennessee State Board of Medical Examiners
  • Medical School Transcript
  • USMLE Transcript, including passing score on Step 1, and not more than one failure on any single Step exam
  • Current CV
  • Medical School Performance Evaluation from the dean of your school
  • Three letters of reference from faculty members of preceptors that are aware of your clinical skills
  • Personal Statement outlining your interest in a career in Family Medicine
  • Eligible for licensure in Tennessee as outlined in the Rules of Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners
                    


Criteria for Graduates from US Allopathic and Osteopathic Medical Schools

  • A graduate within the past three years of a medical school is recognized and approved by the Tennessee State Board of Medical Examiners
  • Exception to the three-year graduation rule will be considered only for applicants who have worked either as an independently licensed physician in the U.S. or Canada or as a resident/fellow in a U.S. or Canadian accredited training program, with no more than two years away from active practice
  • Medical School Transcript
  • USMLE or COMLEX Transcript, including passing scores on Step 1 and both parts of Step 2, and not more than one failure on any single Step exam, including Step 3 (if applicable).
  • Current CV
  • Medical School Performance Evaluation from the dean of your school
  • Three letters of reference from faculty members or preceptors aware of your clinical skills
  • Personal Statement outlining your interest in a career in Family Medicine
  • Eligible for licensure in Tennessee as outlined in the Rules of Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners
                    


Criteria for Graduates from International Medical School

  • A graduate within the past three years of a medical school is recognized and approved by the Tennessee State Board of Medical Examiners
  • Exception to the three-year graduation rule will be considered only for applicants who have worked either as an independently licensed physician in the U.S. or Canada or as a resident/fellow in a U.S. or Canadian accredited training program, with no more than two years away from active practice
  • Medical School Transcript
  • USMLE Transcript, including passing scores on Step 1 and both parts of Step 2, and not more than one failure on any single Step exam, including Step 3 (if applicable).
  • ECFMG Certification
  • Current CV
  • Medical School Performance Evaluation from the dean of your school
  • Three letters of reference from faculty members or preceptors aware of your clinical skills
  • Personal Statement outlining your interest in a career in Family Medicine
  • Eligible for employment at ETSU: have US Citizenship, a Green Card or eligible for a J-1 Visa. (Note: FM only accepts J-1 Visas)
  • Eligible for licensure in Tennessee as outlined in the Rules of Tennessee Board of Medical Examiner
                    

Secondary Screening:

Applications are reviewed by our recruitment committee and preference given to applicants with excellent communication skills, US clinical training/experience, motivation, and leadership. A commitment to professionalism in comprehensive, community focused,  patient centered, compassionate care is our expectation.