How to Apply

Meritus Health offered a workshop for residency candidates on “Virtual Interviewing: Tips and Tricks for Residency Applicants on How to Ace the Digital Interview” that was hosted through the Family Medicine Education Consortium, Inc on 10/14/2020. Click here to watch the replay of the video.

Positions are filled through the National Residency Match Program and interviews are required.Residency Program Track Trail Event

We screen candidate's applications before inviting individuals to schedule interviews, and we participate in the Electronic Residency Application System (ERAS). After screening, we will offer interviews to candidates whose abilities, personal interests and needs best match Meritus' philosophy and curriculum.

Interviews begin in early October, and are conducted through the end of January each year.

Complete applications consist of all of the following:

  • A Dean’s letter of recommendation
  • A transcript of medical school course work
  • Completed application forms
  • Three letters of recommendation from clinical faculty
  • An interview

Additional criteria:

  • Medical school graduation within four years of anticipated start of residency
  • There is no limit on the number of attempts to pass USMLE I & II (CK & CS) or COMLEX I & II (CE & PE)
  • For international graduates, J-1, H1B or other Visas are not accepted/sponsored.

Each year the core program has 6 spots.

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If you have any questions or concerns, you may contact our Program Coordinator,

Diana Mitzel
11110 Medical Campus Drive, Suite 200
Hagerstown, MD 21742