Program Director's Message

Program Director's Message

Dear Applicant,

Thank you for applying to our Transitional Residency Program.  Your application has been reviewed.  Candidates applying to our program must meet all criteria listed below:

  • USMLE Steps 1, 2, (3) of 220 or higher (first attempt)
  • Prefer candidates who have graduated within the last four years
  • Foreign medical graduates must have a J-1 visa status, Permanent Resident status, EAD, or Green Card 
  • ECFMG certificate must be certified
  • Must have cleared all requirements of step 2 (CS &CK) by December each year.
  • The Transitional Year Program is for applicants who need one year of Medicine training to enter another specialty-training program other than Internal Medicine.  


Abu Fazal Shaik Mohammed, MD

Program Director

Transitional Residency Program 

Department of Medicine

Sinai Grace Hospital





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