Application Information

Thank you for your interest in our program. We accept applications through ERAS from its opening through November 30th. 

Requirements:

ERAS application

3 Letters of Recommendation – preferably one Med-Peds Letter, one Internal Medicine and one Pediatric letter. A Chairperson letter from either department may be substituted for the Med-Peds Letter if one is not available

COMLEX or USMLE scores accepted

Information for International Graduates:

  1. USMLE requirements – We do not have a specific score requirement, but we usually use the National Med-Peds USMLE averages as a benchmark. This information is available on the NRMP website in their reports section. Preference for interviews is given to those who pass all 3 exams on the first attempt.

  2. U.S. Clinical experience is required, preferably 6 months.

  3. Visa sponsorship – The hospital sponsors J-1 visa only.

  4. Time since graduation: We have no specific requirement, but prefer <5 years.

  5. We require ECFMG certification before the rank list deadline.

Program Contacts

Chief Resident
Vanessa Henri, MD
vanessa.henri@jhsmiami.org

Chief Resident
La’Nyia Odoms, MD, MSPH, M.Ed
lanyia.odoms@jhsmiami.org

Associate Program Director
Kendra Van Kirk, MD, MAT
kxv192@med.miami.edu

Program Coordinator
Sadiz Torrez
storres3@med.miami.edu

Office Address:
Med-Peds Residency Program
Jackson Memorial Hospital
1611 NW 12th Avenue
Central Building Room 600D (R-60)
Miami, FL 33136
Phone:  305-585-5954