Eligibility Requirements


Graduation from a medical school in the United States or Canada, accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME); or,
graduation from a college of osteopathic medicine in the United States, accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA); or, graduation from a medical school outside the U.S. or Canada with valid ECFMG certification maintained before submitting application.

Graduation from medical school within the last five years.

Fluency in spoken and written English.

We will consider permanent resident status or J-1 Visa.

We do not sponsor H-1 Visa.

We do not offer observerships.

All applicants should have passed Step 1, Step 2 CK and CS on the first attempt.  Osteopathic physicians may substitute COMLEX scores in place of USMLE scores.   

Meet requirements to obtain an Intern/Resident Physician Medical License from the Florida Medical Board.

Meet requirements for employment at FSU and Lee Health in Cape Coral.

Application Process:

Applications must be submitted via ERAS.  Please include the following information with your electronic application:

  • CV
  • Personal Statement
  • Photograph
  • Medical School Performance Evaluation (MSPE)
  • Dean's Letter
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • USMLE transcripts or COMLEX transcripts
  • ECFMG certificate if applicable

The FSU College of Medicine Internal Medicine Residency Program at Lee Health in Cape Coral only accepts applications through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) and fills all positions in the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP).