How to Apply

Thank you for your interest in the Family Medicine Residency of Western Montana! Please see below for our program's application and eligibility requirements. Because of our mission to recruit doctors who are motivated to practice in Montana, we are especially interested in applicants who have ties to the state. If you believe that you are at risk of being screened out but have strong ties to Montana, please contact us at with details of your Montana connections.

We receive all applications through ERAS. If you apply for the Kalispell track, you will interview in both Missoula and Kalispell; we coordinate our schedules to allow for consecutive interview days.

Our 2019 interview days are:
October 17
October 18
October 31
November 1
November 14
November 15
December 5
December 6
December 19
December 20
January 3, 2020


Eligibility Requirements

  • U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident - we do not sponsor visas
  • Fourth Year Medical Student or Graduate from LCME accredited Medical School or COCA accredited DO school
  • If you are an international graduate, we prefer that you be ECFMG certified prior to submission of application
  • No more than one USMLE or COMLEX exam failure preferred
  • Preferred graduation within 6 months of residency matriculation
  • Applications must be received no later than November 15

Application Requirements

  • Common Application Form through ERAS
  • Personal Statement
  • Official Medical School Transcript
  • Three letters of recommendation (one must be from a U.S. Family Medicine Physician)
  • USMLE or COMLEX scores
  • ECFMG Certificate if an International Medical Graduate
  • Dean’s Letter