Here are a few questions that are commonly asked by those who are considering applying to our program.
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Absolutely! We have several DO’s in our program currently and we accept COMLEX scores in lieu of USMLE scores.
We typically offer anywhere from 7-10 positions.
We do not require Step 3 to be completed prior to entering our residency program. It is strongly encouraged to take Step 3 by December of the PGY-1 year as the cost of this exam will be reimbursed by the residency if Step 3 is passed by this date. It is expected that our PGY-1’s take Step 3 by the end of the 1st year. Step 3 must be passed before entering the 4th year, otherwise the resident will not be allowed to continue on to 4th year per California state law.
In general, we do not consider applicants who are more than 5 years out of medical school.
We do not have a cut-off score, but except in rare circumstances we generally do not consider applicants who have failed a Step exam more than once.
Applications need to be submitted by October 1 of each academic year.
If matched to our program, applicants will be required to complete a criminal background check and drug testing prior to becoming eligible for clinical responsibilities as part of our institution hiring policies.
Our graduates currently practice in private, forensic, academic, and community settings. Many of our residents have entered further academic training through fellowships, and out of those who apply for fellowship over 90% have matched within the last 5 years.
Applicants should submit a minimum of three letters of recommendation through the ERAS system. At least two letters of recommendation should be from a psychiatry attending physician.
Yes (H-1). Additionally, if you are an IMG, you are required to have a PTAL. For further clarification or questions regarding visa sponsorship please contact the GME office at (909) 558-8131.
Applicants who have completed postgraduate training in another specialty are eligible for entry at either the PGY-1 or PGY-2 level, depending on the nature of the training completed at their prior program and the needs of our program.
Yes, sub-internships are available for interested fourth-year medical students. For students from schools other than LLU School of Medicine please apply on VSAS at https://students-residents.aamc.org/ for a sub-internship/elective rotation. For LLU SOM students who are interested in scheduling a sub-internship please contact Jonelle Rodriguez through the Department of Psychiatry, she can be reached by email at JCRodriguez@llu.edu.