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Program Criteria

Thank you for your interest in the Family Medicine graduate medical education program at St. Mary Mercy Livonia. We are excited about embarking on this new journey with you. Recruitment for the Family Medicine Residency Program takes place from October through December. If needed, additional interviewing sessions may be added in the months of January and February. Applications will be accepted only through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).  If extended, an invitation to interview will be communicated through email. Our program participates in the NRMP Main Match.

Applicant Requirements to be considered for interview include:

  • Completed application with all corresponding materials submitted to ERAS
  • Three letters of reference from a U.S., Canadian or British equivalent clinical rotation. Personal references are not acceptable in place of clinical references.
  • Applicants should have graduated from medical school within the two years prior to the anticipated program start date and have relevant U.S. clinical experience within that time period
  • Applicant must qualify for a full or unrestricted educational limited license in the State of Michigan
  • International Medical Graduates must be certified by ECFMG
  • Preference will be given to U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents
  • Resident transfers into advanced training years must follow all RRC, ACGME and ABFM requirements. Each case will be reviewed on an individual basis by the program director. In order to be reviewed for possibility of transfer, please contact our program coordinator for further information
USMLE Requirements  COMLEX Requirements
Applicants must have passed USMLE Step 1 and USMLE Step 2 CK with a score of at least 200 and 210 respectively before the interview Applicants must have passed COMLEX Level 1 and COMLEX Level 2 CE with a score of at least 450 before the interview
A passing score on USMLE Step 2 CS is required prior to starting the program A passing score on COMLEX Level 2 CS is required prior to starting the program
Only one failure on either Step 1 or Step 2 CK/CS is permitted Only one failure on either Level 1 or Level 2 CE/CS is permitted

Application Status Updates

The Family Medicine Program will not provide status updates by phone, email or walk-ins. We will only contact applicants whom we wish to invite for an interview.

Again, thank you for your interest in our program. If you have any further questions, you may contact us via email at limi-gme@stjoeshealth.org  or by phone at (734) 655-2759.