Family Medicine Residency Application Process

The Family Medicine Residency Program at Wake Forest School of Medicine is a three-year accredited program that accepts ten residents per year.

Application Process

Students interested in pursuing the Family Medicine Residency program are required to apply using the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) and the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP) and include the documents listed below.


October 1, 2019

Submitting an Application

  1. Complete your application through ERAS
  2. Register with the NRMP

Required Documents

As part of the ERAS process, prospective fellows will need to submit the following documentation:

  • Completed ERAS application
  • USLME Step I and 2 is required for MD Medical Students and/or COMLEX 1 and 2 required for DO Medical Students
  • MSPE uploaded by their school's Deans Office
  • Medical School Transcript
  • ECFMG Certification (Foreign Medical School graduates only)
  • Personal statement
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Current photograph (Preferred but not required)

Interview Process

Candidates who are selected to interview will be notified by email of available dates to schedule an interview. Interview day schedule and highlights will be discussed once invited.

Foreign Medical Graduates

Foreign medical graduates must have passed the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) and USMLE exams. For more information, visit the ECFMG website. We sponsor J-1 visas only, which you must have at the time of your application.