Graduate Medical Education

Entry Credentials and Contract Information

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Initial Resident Credentialing File

A completed resident credentialing file must consist of the following:

  • A completed residency application. Applications will be submitted through ERAS or CAS. For programs that do not participate in ERAS or CAS, a Universal Application must be completed and submitted directly to the Program Director.
  • A copy of the original medical school diploma with a copy being kept in the Program files and one sent to the GME Office. The medical school diploma will be verified by the GME Office.
  • A medical school transcript. For international medical school graduates, an ERAS submission of medical school transcript is sufficient.
  • A Medical Student Performance Evaluation (MSPE) or Dean's letter from the medical school from which the Resident graduated.
  • A minimum of two additional letters of reference from practicing physicians.
  • A current curriculum vitae.
  • Proof of legal employment status (i.e. birth certificate, passport, naturalization papers, valid visa, etc.).
  • If the Resident is an international medical school graduate, an original, current, and valid ECFMG certificate. The ECFMG certificate will be verified by the GME Office.
  • Ohio training certificate or a copy of permanent license to practice medicine in the State of Ohio. License will be verified by the GME Office through the State Medical Board of Ohio.
  • For those residents who have prior residency training, a copy of the original residency certificate with a copy being kept in the Program files and one sent to the GME Office. Prior residency training will be verified by the GME Office.
  • Completion of signed certificate of compliance with the University of Toledo Medical Center's Employee Health Services requirements for immunizations.
  • Signed Document/Record Release form, and for international graduates, an ECFMG release form.
Last Updated: 1/26/23