Application Information

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


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

Chief Resident
La’Nyia Odoms, MD, MSPH, M.Ed

Associate Program Director
Kendra Van Kirk, MD, MAT

Program Coordinator
Sadiz Torrez

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