General Requirements

Applications are accepted after August 1 of each year. All application materials should be received by November 15; materials received after that date may not be considered. Our receipt of the medical school transcript and all other application materials, with the exception of the Dean's letter, by October 1 may facilitate early screening of your application for interview. We also ask that applicants consider adding a paragraph to the end of their personal statement detailing their interest in our specific program - this is not mandatory, but may assist us in gauging applicant interest if the pool is large.

A personal interview is required and is granted at the discretion of the Program Director and/or Resident Selection Committee. Applicants for a PGY-2 position will be considered for interview after a completed application is received. If an interview is to be offered, the applicant will be contacted by the Residency Program Director's office. 

Contact Us

Medical College of Georgia

Program Coordinator, Alexzondria Montgomery


Requirements for US Medical Graduates: 

  • Completed application with your color photograph attached
  • Official Transcript
  • Dean's Letter
  • Minimum of 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • Score Requirements:
    • USMLE Step 1-no score requirement, but must pass on first attempt; USMLE 2 CK 220 or higher, first time taken
    • COMLEX Level 2 minimum of 540, first time taken
  • Applicants must complete or have completed at least 1 year of ACGME-accredited postgraduate training in a clinical specialty such as internal medicine, transitional year, or surgery

Requirements for Foreign Medical Graduates: 

  • All the above US criteria
  • "Hands-on" US Clinical experience is not required, however is highly recommended. This does not include Observerships or research.
  • ECFMG Certification (must have certificate before training begins)
  • Foreign medical graduates may be required to provide other materials in support of their applications in addition to the materials for graduates of American or Canadian medical schools

Visa Sponsorship

The Department of Radiology and Imaging will only sponsor J1 visas for all of our ACGME accredited programs. No special considerations will be made for H1B visas for any applicant.

Section 6.2:

Programs must provide to applicants all institutional and program policies regarding eligibility for appointment to a residency training position including but not limited to:

  • Expected or required academic, educational, or prior training credentials;
  • Pre-employment drug testing and background check
  • Information relevant to licensure status or visa status

These are set requirements, no exceptions will be considered.

NRMP Numbers

All Residency positions are selected through NRMPNational Resident Matching Program. The MCGMedical College of Georgia/AU Augusta UniversityRadiology NRMP numbers for Match participation are:

  • Radiology-Diagnostic (1985420A0)
  • Interventional Integrated (1985416A0)