Applying to the RCRMC Traditional Rotating Internship Program Applying to the RCRMC Traditional Rotating Internship Program

Applying to the RCRMC Traditional Rotating Internship Program


Candidates applying for the RCRMC Traditional Rotating Internship Program must apply through ERAS (Electronic Residency Application System) and negotiate directly with RCRMC. In addition, the candidate must register to participate in the "Match" process.

  • Intern recruitment at RCRMC shall be conducted according to the policies and procedures of the AOA IRRP, and all appointments shall be made through this program. RCRMC shall not attempt to impose local requirements to supersede the IRRP.
  • Admission to the RCRMC Traditional Rotating Internship shall not be influenced by race, sex, religion, creed, national origin, age, handicap, sexual orientation or veteran status.

A complete ERAS application will consist of the following minimum documentation:

  • Application
  • Curriculum Vita
  • Medical School Transcript
  • Dean's Letter or Medical Student Performance Evaluation (MSPE)
  • Three letters of reference from physicians
  • Photograph taken within the last six months
  • Comlex transcripts; all applicants must have taken Comlex 2 PE and CE to be placed on a rank list
  • Personal Statement
  • If any required documents are in a language other than English, then a translation of the document(s) must be provided

All of the above documentation must be received before the candidate may be placed on a rank list for the match.

To receive credit for the AOA-approved RCRMC Traditional Rotating Internship Program, candidates shall:

  • Have graduated from a COCA-accredited college of osteopathic medicine and be and remain members in good standing of the AOA.
  • Have successfully completed COMLEX-USA Level 1 and COMLEX-USA Level 2 examinations.
  • Participate in the AOA Intern Resident Registration Program (IRRP).
  • Sign an intern contract and train with RCRMC.
  • Satisfactorily complete the internship, as described in the AOA Policies and Procedures for Intern Training.

Pre-employment requirements: Candidates selected for the RCRMC Traditional Rotating Internship Program will be employees of Riverside County and as such must meet all Riverside County employment requirements. These requirements include a pre-employment physical, including drug screening, and a Department of Justice background check.

Visas: RCRMC does not have the ability to sponsor visas.

References: To view GME Policy #4 "Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection and Appointment of Resident Physicians for Accredited Post-Graduate Training Programs" please click HERE.

For additional information regarding RCRMC salaries and benefits for residents, please click HERE.