Apply & Interview

Thank you for your interest in the Duluth Family Medicine Residency Program. We accept applications exclusively through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) and candidates must be registered with the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP). The Duluth program participates in and abides by the rules of ERAS and the NRMP.

Applicant Criteria

Please note: We do not sponsor H-1B visas. The J-1 alien physician visa, sponsored by ECFMG, is the preferred status for foreign national trainees in all University of Minnesota graduate medical education programs.

Application Materials

The materials are required with your ERAS application.

*Request that least one letter be written by a family physician


The following items are preferred by this Program:

PGY-2 Applicants

International Medical Graduates

International graduates must also meet the following requirements:


Interviewing begins in October, and ends in January. Interviews are by invitation only. You will have opportunities to meet and visit with residents, faculty and staff throughout the day.

Schedule an Interview

After receiving an invitation, please contact us to arrange your interview. Only four applicants are scheduled per day. Interviews are private and conducted by the faculty and residents.


Applicants and their spouses or significant others are invited to attend a dinner get-together hosted by residents and their families. This is a unique opportunity to interact with residents in a relaxed, informal setting.


The Duluth program provides overnight accommodations to applicants who interview at The Inn on Lake Superior in beautiful Canal Park.


Any questions about the application process or other aspects of the residency program may be directed to the faculty or raised during your personal interview. Please feel free to contact us at any time regarding other questions or concerns.

The Duluth Family Medicine Residency Program participates in and abides by the rules of ERAS and the NRMP.

NRMP Program Code 1334120C7 U Minnesota Med School Family Med/Duluth
ERAS Program Code 1334120C7 University of Minnesota (Duluth) Program