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Graduate Medical Education at RowanSOM

If you would like to complete your internship, residency or fellowship in one of the programs we offer through Jefferson Health NJ or Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center, please review the requirements below.

Residency and Fellowship Application Requirements

Physicians who would like to complete their Residency or Fellowship at RowanSOM, PGY 2 positions and above, should complete the application process through ERAS.

If you are unable to access ERAS, please use the appropriate application below:

PGY1 Resident Application Requirements

Fourth year medical students who would like to become a PGY 1 should contact their schools for Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) information. All applications for PGY 1 positions should go through ERAS ONLY. We encourage you to apply early and submit application materials as soon as they become available. Your application does not have to be complete in order to begin the application process.

A complete internship application includes:
  • Common application
  • Medical school transcript
  • COMLEX transcript (Levels 1 and 2 CE and PE)
  • Personal statement
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • MSPE (application will be reviewed without MSPE, as long as rest of application is complete)

**Please note that it is RowanSOM's GMEC policy that any student who does not have a passing score on their COMLEX PE will not be ranked in the NRMP Match (this includes those who have failed the exam, but subsequently passed).***

Requirements for Additional RowanSOM OPTI of NJ Programs

RowanSOM OPTI of NJ oversees additional graduate medical education programs at other healthcare facilities in Southern New Jersey. For application information on those programs and the application requirements, please contact the graduate medical education office. 856-566-7121 or

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