Residency Application

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying for a family medicine residency position, please use the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). Our program does not have a supplemental application. Supporting documents are required and should be directed to ERAS:

  • Personal statement
  • Three letters of recommendations from persons familiar with your clinical performance; at least one of these must be a family physician
  • Transcript and Dean's letter of reference
  • USMLE or COMLEX scores
  • Recent professional photograph

Application Criteria

We do not offer observerships or externships. We accept applications only through ERAS, and our application deadline is Jan. 31. Requirements for those applying to our Family Medicine Residency Program include:

  • Graduated from medical school in year 2019 or later OR
  • Currently enrolled in a residency program OR
  • Employed in a full-time clinical practice within the last six months.

Applicants must have a strong commitment to family medicine, and evidence of practicing in the field. Experience in the United States is not required; however, applicants must be eligible for a Missouri medical license. Applicants must be able to speak and write fluent English. Non-U.S. citizens must obtain their visa before our program start date of July 1.

No minimum USMLE or COMLEX scores are required. No USMLE Step 2 is score necessary to apply or interview, but it is required before ranking on Feb. 1.

Community Advantages in Central Missouri

Sedalia combines all the elements of a thriving regional marketplace of 65,000+ people with the benefits of living in a small city. Conveniently located within an hour of Kansas City, Columbia and Lake of the Ozarks, life in Sedalia offers the amenities of a metro community without all the traffic, noise and congestion.

Find your optimal work/life balance in our family-friendly community! With a low cost of living, beautiful neighborhoods and a community where you can enjoy the best of both worlds, Sedalia is a great place to live and work!

Learn more about the Bothwell-University of Missouri Rural Family Medicine Residency Program.