Primary Care & Social Internal Medicine Residency

Admission & Application

"One of the most remarkable aspects of Montefiore is the amount of support and encouragement the faculty and staff provide for the residents. It was clear to me that educating residents to become excellent physicians was the top priority of the faculty."

Michelle Cleeves, Residency Program Graduate
Clinical Educator, University of Colorado

Application Deadline 

Applications are accepted through December 15 of the year prior to matriculation.

Categorical Residency Intensified Research Rotation applications are accepted between January 1 and March 31 of the PGYI year. more info 

Applicants are advised to submit applications as early as possible.

National Resident Match Program 

The Einstein-Montefiore Internal Medicine Residency Programs participate in the National Resident Match Program (NRMP).

NRMP numbers are as follows:

  • Three-Year Categorical Residency: 3153140C0
  • Preliminary: 3153140P0
  • Preliminary – Neurology: 3153140P1
  • Medicine – Primary Care/Social Internal Medicine: 3153140M0


Applicants will be considered for an interview on the basis of their overall academic record and clinical performance.

Interviews will begin in November and are by invitation only. Every effort is made to accommodate applicants' schedules.

International Applicants 

Applications from international medical graduates are considered. A medical degree obtained within 3 years of application with evidence of continued clinical work and/or productive scholarly/research activity is required.  Experience in the US medical system is not required but is preferred. Strong USMLE performance is desired.

Visa Sponsorship 

Montefiore Medical Center sponsors J-1 and H-1B visas. For sponsorship, you must hold valid ECFMG certification by March 1st of the year you are applying for training.

Additional Questions? 

Contact the program director or education administrator.

Upcoming Grand Rounds

Thursday, April 02, 2015

Prevention in Acute Critical Illness and Acute Organ Failure
Michelle Ng Gong, M.D.
8:00 AM: 3rd Floor Lecture Hall

Contact Us

Linnea Capps, MD
Program Director

Shwetha V. Iyer, MD
Associate Program Director

Josephine Byfield
Program Administrator
718 920-2627 

more info 

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