Application Process

We participate in the ERAS program and the NRMP match process. To be considered for admission to the class of 2027, the following materials are required to be submitted through ERAS:  

  • ERAS Common Application Form. 
  • Personal Statement. 
  • Three Letters of Reference (recommendations from family physicians are especially encouraged). 
  • Medical School Performance Evaluation (aka Dean’s Letter). 
  • Medical School Transcripts. 
  • COMLEX Level I or USMLE Step I Score. 
  • COMLEX Level II (CE and PE) or USMLE Step II (CS and CK) scores are required prior to intern year; consistent with Samaritan policy.  

After initial review qualified applicants will receive a secondary application.

Applicants will be notified via email if they are selected for an interview. All interviews will be conducted virtually this year.

There will be optional in person second look opportunity further into the interview season

NOTE: We recognize with COVID-19 there are many changes happening, this may be reflected in the board exam requirements.  

International Medical School Graduates 

In addition to the items listed above, IMG applicants are also required to submit the ECFMG Certification. 

Non-U.S. citizens must possess a Permanent Resident Card prior to starting a postgraduate medical education program. Unfortunately, Samaritan does not sponsor H1-B or J1 visas.  

Questions and Clarifications

For questions and clarifications regarding applications to our program, please contact Lauren Wright, Rural Program Coordinator, at 541-574-4987 or by email.

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