The Transitional Year Residency at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital offers 11 positions each year. All positions are filled through the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP) Main Match. Applications are accepted via the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).
For the 2022-2023 cycle, the residency plans to conduct virtual interviews in November, December, and January. Invitations to interview are offered on a rolling basis, with the first invitations planned for October.
Application and Interviews
Graduates from an accredited medical schools are invited to apply via ERAS. The following application materials are required:
- Common application form
- Dean's letter MSPE
- Medical school transcripts
- Step 1 and Step 2 USMLE and/or COMLEX Scores
- Three letters of recommendation
- Personal statement
Additional considerations specific to non-US citizens or international medical graduates include the following:
- IU School of Medicine only sponsors the J-1 visa
- ECFMG certification is required
- Strong US clinical experience within the past year
- Preference for recent graduates (under 3 years)
What qualities do you look for in an applicant?
We strive to attract the best candidates, regardless of medical school or national origin. Certainly, we are looking for individuals with demonstrated academic excellence. But the most important qualities we value are integrity, humility and character—attributes necessary to become a successful physician leader in today's society.