Department of Emergency Medicine

How to Apply

Two pathways for applying: civilian and military

The application processes can be complicated. We hope that this page will make the them easier for you.

Program codes:

  • ACGME # 1103812039
  • ERAS # 201133
  • NRMP # 2011110C0

Requirements for civilian applications

Civilian applicants should apply through the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP). Register via the Electronic Resident Application System (ERAS). Only electronic applications are accepted. You will need to provide the following:

  • Curriculum Vitae (CV).
  • Personal statement.
  • Three letters of recommendation.
  • Medical Student Performance Evaluation (dean's letter) from your medical school.
  • Official transcripts from your medical school.

Interviews are scheduled by invitation only. Notification is provided by e-mail. Interviews for civilian applicants typically occur on Mondays and Wednesdays during the months of November through January.

Requirements for military applications

Military applicants can apply online at https://wpafb.wrightschedule.org. Email Kathy Dyke with any questions, kathy.dyke@us.af.mil.

Answers to questions from international and osteopathic medicine applicants

  • Do you accept international medical graduates?
    Yes, we do accept international medical graduates. An EFCMG certificate is required.
  • Do you sponsor visas?
    As of September 1, 2009, we no longer sponsor visas.
  • Is U.S. experience required?
    No, U.S. experience is not required.
  • Is U.S. citizenship required?
    Either U.S. citizenship or Permanent Residency (green card) is required.
  • Do you have a minimum score for USMLE exams?
    No, there are no minimum score requirements. However, as emergency medicine is a competitive specialty, we do weigh USMLE performance when assessing candidates.
  • How many years since graduation do you accept applicants?
    There is no time limit.
  • Will you accept COMLEX scores?
    Yes, we speak COMLEX. While it is easier to compare candidates with USMLE scores, we do not require USMLE scores from osteopathic medical students/graduates.

For more information, contact:
Chris Kraft, Residency/Recruitment Coordinator
Boonshoft School of Medicine
Department of Emergency Medicine
3525 Southern Blvd.
Kettering, OH 45429-1221

(937) 395-8839
Fax: (937) 395-8387
E-mail: christine.kraft@wright.edu

Last edited on 01/23/2017.