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Saint Louis University’s family medicine residency program in St. Louis offers training that combines the strengths of ambulatory medicine in a community health center, inpatient rotations in a community hospital, and specialty rotations with excellent academic physicians.

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How to Apply

Apply for one of six positions in the Saint Louis University Family Medicine Residency in St. Louis through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) (Program ID: 1202831704). Our program does not have a supplemental application.


Completed applications must be submitted by November 1, 2023, to be considered for an interview.  We will be conducting virtual interviews via Zoom this year.  We will offer interview dates ranging from late October to mid-January 2023.  We interview on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, avoiding Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's weeks.

Open Houses/Second Looks

Saint Louis University Family Medicine Residency will host one virtual and three in-person open houses on the following dates (RSVP is required):

  • Virtual Open House: 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m., Dec. 1, 2023: deadline to RSVP is Nov. 18, 2023
  • In-person Open House: 1 p.m.–6 p.m., Feb. 1, 2023: deadline to RSVP is Jan. 18, 2024

Please RSVP to Program Manager Charron Ford, at, or by phone at 314-951-7240.

Please Note: These open houses give applicants a chance to get to know more about our program, residents, faculty, and staff.  They will not be used as an evaluation tool and will have no impact on our ranking.  Applicants may attend an open house before or after their interview.

Minimum Applicant Qualifications

  • Medical school graduation not more than one year before application or at least one year of U.S. clinical patient care experience after medical school.
  • Three recommendation letters, at least one letter from a family physician or two letters from primary care physicians.
  • Report of all USMLE or COMLEX scores with no more than two unsuccessful attempts.

Information for International Medical Graduates

  • Saint Louis University sponsors J-1 visa applications through and in accordance with the ECFMG.
  • Saint Louis University does not sponsor any H-1B Training visas for residency training.
  • A minimum of one year of clinical experience (not including observership) in the U.S. is required.

For more information, contact Charron Ford,  residency program manager, at 314-951-7240 or