Application Information

Instructions & Information for Applicants


Categorical (No. 1030140C0) and Primary Care Track (No. 1030140M0) applicants will need:
  • Curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Transcript of medical school records
  • Personal statement
  • Medical student performance evaluation from your dean's office
  • Department of Medicine Summary Letter of Evaluation
  • One clinical letter of recommendation from an internal medicine faculty member
  • Up to two other letters of recommendation from any source are optional
  • USMLE Step 1 results
  • USMLE Step 2 results if available

Preliminary Program (No. 1030140P0) applicants will need:
  • Curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Transcript of medical school records
  • Personal statement
  • Medical student performance evaluation from your dean's office
  • One clinical letter of recommendation from an internal medicine faculty member
  • One clinical letter of recommendation from any specialty
  • Up to two other letters of recommendation from any source are optional
  • USMLE Step 1 results
  • USMLE Step 2 results if available
Interview & Selection Process

All applications will be screened after October 1st. Applicants will be contacted via email. The deadline for accepting your application is December 1st. We strongly encourage you to apply prior to December as interview slots fill quickly.

Cedars-Sinai is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Frequently Asked Questions

We will offer interviews on most Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays between Nov. 6, 2020, and Jan. 29, 2021. We will not conduct interviews during the week of Thanksgiving or the last week in December.

No, we do not have a minimum score requirement, but all applicants must pass the USMLE Step 1 prior to consideration for an interview. We do not require applicants to have USMLE Step 2 scores reported prior to consideration for an interview, though we do encourage it.

No. While we do accept applications from students or graduates of osteopathic medical schools, we require all applicants to have passed the USMLE Step 1 as per the requirements above.

Yes. We consider applications from individuals who have attend or have graduated from international medical schools.

Yes. We sponsor our housestaff trainees who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents for H-1B visas only.

Have Questions or Need Help?

If you have questions or would like to learn more about the Primary Care Pathway Residency Program at Cedars-Sinai, please send us a message.