Medical Student Information

The following pages are meant to provide resources for our current students and to highlight specific areas of our residency program.

Medical Student Information

The following pages are meant to provide resources for our current students and to highlight specific areas of our residency program.

Residency application information & rotations

Southern Colorado Family Medicine Residency does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, creed, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status in admission and access to, and treatment and employment in, its educational program and activities.

Meeting the following recommendations does not guarantee an interview. Being interviewed does not guarantee being ranked for the match.

Application details

All applications (allopathic, osteopathic, international and "scramble") must be made on ERAS. As a participant in NRMP, we do not offer positions outside the "match." Priority is given to applications completed by November 5.

  • Completed ERAS applications include the Dean's Letter (if available at time of application), Transcript, Personal Statement including reference to applicants desire to train in family medicine, and association with Colorado, 3 Letters of Reference including at least one from a Family Medicine Preceptor, and all USMLE/COMLEX scores. We look for applicants whose passing USMLE/COMLEX 2 and CS/PE, scores are available in ERAS by February 1.
  • Invitations for interviews will be sent electronically through ERAS. Interviews will be held through January.
  • If you have previous residency training, a letter of reference and/or an evaluation from the Program Director is also required.

Preferred applicants 

  • Physicians committed to practicing in the Southeast Centura Health system service area (southeast Colorado, southwest Kansas, northern New Mexico).
  • Physicians who can receive an unrestricted medical license by the state of Colorado and a DEA license at the beginning of the second year of residency.
  • Applicants with 3 years or less between medical school graduation and start of residency. Individual exception may be made in the case of US Military personnel honorably separating from military service, with active medical service as general medical officers or flight surgeons during their active duty.

Southern Colorado Family Medicine Residency is unable to sponsor or accept anyone requiring sponsorship for a visa. Our residency does not offer positions outside the match.

  • All of the information in the General Application Information section applies
  • Applicants must have an ECFMG certificate prior to January 31 of the year in which they desire to start residency

We prefer training of physicians who can receive an unrestricted medical license by the state of Colorado and a DEA license at the beginning of the second year of residency. Refer to the Colorado State requirements.

Southern Colorado Family Medicine Residency provides learning opportunities for both osteopathic and allopathic medical students.

  • Inpatient Service. Students oftentimes work with two interns and two upper level residents during the Adult Medicine Inpatient service. This may require caring for patients in the hospital and on the labor and delivery floor. 
  • Outpatient Service. Residents have an option to attend outpatient procedure and specialty clinics during their rotations.

Third Year Rotations
Third year rotations are available with all attending physicians in the practice. Southern Colorado Family Medicine Residency offers third year rotations to third year osteopathic students who are interested in Family Medicine.

Fourth Year Rotations
Fourth year rotations are available for both allopathic and osteopathic students. We offer these rotations to two students per month. Interested fourth year students are required to:

  • Provide a letter from the dean of your medical school stating that you are a student in good standing.
  • Provide proof of medical insurance.
  • Provide proof of medical malpractice liability insurance.
  • Current Immunizations.
  • Provide Step/Level 1 Board Scores.
  • BLS/ACLS Certification
  • Download, complete and email our clerkship application form to our program coordinator