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General Preventive Medicine Residency

Admissions Info

Program Tracks

  • Categorical General Preventive Medicine Residency Program 
  • Categorical General Preventive Medicine Residency Program - Maternal Health Track
  • Combined Family Medicine/Preventive Medicine Residency Program offer jointly with MedStar Franklin Square Hospital Center in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Transitional Internship Track offered jointly with Bassett Healthcare in Cooperstown, New York


Eligiblity

The Johns Hopkins General Preventive Medicine Residency training comprises PGY-2 and PGY-3.

  • To be eligible to apply for the categorical General Preventive Medicine Residency Program, physicians must complete at least one year of ACGME-approved clinical training (PGY-1) in the United States prior to entering the residency.
  • To be eligible to apply for the categorical General Preventive Medicine Residency Program - Maternal Health Track, physicians must be board-eligible or board-certified in family medicine, general internal medicine, general pediatrics, or combined internal medicine and pediatrics prior to entering the program.
  • To be eligible to apply for the Combined Family Medicine/Preventive Medicine program (jointly with MedStar Frankllin Square), applicants must complete their medical degree prior to matriculating into the program.
  • To be eligible to apply for the Transitional Internship Track (jointly with Bassett Healthcare), applicants must complete their medical degree prior to matriculating into the program.

 

How to Apply*

  • To apply to the Categorical General Preventive Medicine Residency Program or the Categorical General Preventive Medicine Residency Program - Maternal Health Track apply via the online School of Public Health Application Service (SOPHAS) system. Additional information and a link to SOPHAS may be found on the Admissions Office webpage. 
    • Applicants to the training program should select the appropriate designation listed in SOPHAS (i.e. RES/MPH GPMR 2022, RES/GPMR 2022) as their degree program. Only one application is required.
    • Please see the list of Required Application Materials below before beginning your online application.  All application materials should be submitted to SOPHAS as instructed.
    • The residency program and the MPH admissions committees will review the applications once they are complete. Acceptance by the school's MPH program is required for admission to the residency program. 
    • Applicants may use the ERAS system to submit their USMLE scores if they wish. Please note that this is optional and does not replace the SOPHAS application.
  • To apply to the Hopkins-MedStar Combined Family Medicine/Preventive Medicine Residency Program or the Hopkins-Bassett Healthcare Transitional Internship Program, applicants must first apply to the respective program in ERAS. The ERAS application will be screened by both programs. 
    • Applicants who meet the criteria and are selected for an interview will then be contacted and invited to apply to the Hopkins General Preventive Medicine Residency Program-Hopkins Master of Public Health (GPMR/MPH RES) through SOPHAS. Invited applicants will complete one application to the Hopkins GPMR/MPH Program, which will be reviewed by both the Hopkins GPMR and MPH Admissions Committees. Acceptance to the Hopkins MPH program is required for admission to the residency program.
    • Applicants who have been invited to apply to either of these programs and who have earned their MPH degree, may be eligible to apply to the RES-GPMR program. Note: You may be required to take additional ACGME-required preventive medicine coursework.
    • Subsequent to the interview process, applicants will register for the "Match" and indicate a preference for the Hopkins-MedStar Combined Family Medicine/Preventive Medicine or Hopkins-Bassett Transitional program. If an applicant matches with that program, he/she will complete an internship year prior to beginning the first year of GPMR residency training (PGY-2) at Johns Hopkins.


Required Application Materials to be Submitted with all SOPHAS applications:

The following application materials are required for your application to the residency program:

  • Online SOPHAS application
  • Official transcripts from EVERY college-level institution you attended (must be sent directly to SOPHAS)
  • International applicants must submit a course-by-course credential evaluation. Note: World Education Services (WES) offers a discount to applicants using the SOPHAS system
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Resume or curriculum vitae
  • Statement of Purpose and Objectives
  • USMLE scores - Steps 1 and 2; (Step 3 preferred; copies should be uploaded to SOPHAS; official USMLE scores should be sent to JHSPH Admission Office)
  • Medical school dean's letter (if applicable, required only for applicants who have not completed a full residency)
  • ECFMG certification (if applicable, for foreign medical graduates only)
  • Verification of your clinical training. (A summative evaluation of internship training from the clinical program director will be requested for those that have not completed a full residency once the applicant has been admitted.

Applicants selected for interviews will be invited to participate in an interview day during November, December or January.
 

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