To Apply

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, we will be conducting virtual interviews until further notice. We invite applicants on a rolling basis.


All applications must be submitted through ERAS.


Since it may impact your decision to interview with us, we want to make you aware that Covid-19 vaccination is required for all Maine-Dartmouth employees, including trainees.

We will consider your ERAS application for an interview invitation if you are

  • a graduate or 4th year medical student in good standing from a US or Canadian medical school accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME), OR
  • a graduate or 4th year medical student in good standing of an international medical school, OR
  • a graduate or a 4th year medical student in good standing from a US medical school accredited by the American Osteopathic Association Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (AOACOCA)

       AND have all of the following:

       >passing USMLE or COMLEX board scores;
       >appropriate references (3) from clinical work performed in the United States; and
       >eligibility for a J1Visa if not a permanent resident of the US.

International applicants do not need to be ECFMG-certified at the time of application. The NRMP verifies with the ECFMG on the rank order list deadline to ensure that candidates have passed Step 1 and Step 2CK. If they cannot verify this information at that time, candidates are withdrawn from the Match. International graduates need to be ECFMG-certified prior to the start of residency training.

All osteopathic candidates who match with us will automatically be placed in an osteopathic designated position. Any MD interested in an osteopathic designated position should contact the Osteopathic Education Director, Dr. Kathryn Hoffmann, to discuss.

Students or graduates of US, Canadian, or international medical schools are not encouraged to apply if they have failed any combination of USMLE (steps 1 and 2CK) or COMLEX tests (levels 1 and 2CE) more than three times.

Interested candidates often ask if we have a graduation year cut-off – we rarely consider candidates who graduated more than five years from their application date. Gaining clinical work through observerships or externships is accepted; we ask for letters of recommendation from any such experience in the United States.

Please note, we do not offer externships, observerships, or research or volunteer experiences, nor do we offer pre-match positions.

NOTE: Second year resident positions are occasionally available. Please contact us directly to check availability if you are interested in a PGY2 position.


MDFMR does not discriminate with regard to sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or any other applicable legally protected status.

Click here to read our Eligibility and Selection Policy.