Residency Application Criteria


To apply, please use ERAS (Electronic Residency Application Service). We are able to view applications beginning September 28, 2022.

Supporting documents are required and should be directed to ERAS:

  1. Common Application Form and Personal Statement
  2. Deans letter, including Transcripts
  3. USMLE or COMLEX Transcripts. (Must be eligible to be licensed in the State of Missouri).
  4. Three letters of recommendation; one must be from a family physician.
  5. Recent photograph
Applicant Requirements:

Two years or less completion from medical school. Must have taken and received scores for step II COMLEX or USMLE by the time the match list is due.

International Medical Graduates must be ECFMG certified. One year of US clinical experience is required (not an observership) for students from a non ACGME-approved school.  UMKC does not sponsor H1B visas.

Applications are reviewed and will be accepted through December 1st.

Preferences for interview are given to applicants who demonstrate:

  • clinical skills and problem solving
  • efficiency/productivity
  • leadership potential
  • patient-centered care
  • team player/group mentality

New class will have 12 residents.

All interviews will be conducted virtually for the 2022-23 interview season.

UMKC Family Medicine Residency Osteopathic Recognition Program requirements.


UMKC School of Medicine is an equal opportunity employer with a standing policy of nondiscrimination. This means that all qualified persons are accorded an equal opportunity for employment or promotion without regard to race, religion, national origin, disability, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, gender or age, veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

Upon request, the UMKC Family Medicine Residency Program will provide reasonable accommodation to an employee’s religious beliefs and disabling medical conditions. The UMKC School of Medicine will comply with all fair employment laws and will take appropriate measures to eliminate or prevent legal discrimination.