Admission & Eligibility Requirements

  • Appointments usually begin on July 1, except for Sports Medicine, Trauma, Hospital Medicine and Orthopaedic Trauma, which begin on August 1.
  • Appointments are made through the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) for Family Medicine, Sports Medicine and Colon & Rectal Surgery Fellowship Programs.
  • Appointments for the Podiatric Medicine and Surgical Residency Program are made through the Central Application Service for Podiatric Residencies (CASPR).
  • Residencies are open to graduates of LCME, AOA, and CPME accredited medical schools and also, when applicable, of approved ACGME or AOA residencies.
  • Fellowships are open to graduates of approved ACGME or AOA residencies.
  • Preadmission physical exam and current immunization record are required.
  • Personal interviews are required.
  • United States citizens and permanent immigrants who graduate from medical schools outside the United States must be certified by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG).

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  • Grant Medical Center will consider applicants who are U.S. citizens, lawful permanent residents, asylees and refugees, and other individuals with work authorizations that do not require visa sponsorship by GMC.
  • Residents enrolled in the Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Sports Medicine, Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, and Colon & Rectal Surgery Residency Programs must apply for an Ohio Training Certificate from the State Medical Board of Ohio.
  • Fellows enrolled in the Trauma, Orthopaedic Trauma and Breast Fellowships must apply for a permanent medical license from the State Medical Board of Ohio. Licensure application fee will be reimbursed by Grant Medical Center.
  • Information about licensure is available from

          State Medical Board of Ohio
          30 East Broad Street, 3rd Floor
          Columbus, OH 43215-6127
          Phone: 6140466-3934
          Fax: 614-728-5946

          (Note: Applications may be downloaded from their web site).

To Apply

We require the following application materials

  • Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Sports Medicine and Colon and Rectal Surgery applicants must apply through ERAS. Podiatric Residents must apply through CASPR. All other programs must complete the Grant Medical Center application form.
  • Official medical school transcripts.
  • Official record of board scores.
  • A dean's letter and two other letters of recommendation.
  • A curriculum vitae.
  • A personal statement.
  • A valid ECFMG certificate (if graduated from medical school outside of the United States).

PGY 4 and Above Positions

  • A letter of recommendation from the director of your residency program as one of the three letters of recommendation.
  • A certified copy of your residency certificate.

For additional information, contact:
Grant Medical Center
Medical Education Department
Physical Address: 323 E Town Street, First Floor, Suite 100
Mailing Address: 111 South Grant Avenue
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: 614-566-9290
Fax: 614-566-8073

Printable application