Prospective Residents

Resident Application Process

All fourth-year medical students applying for residencies will apply through the ERAS program and participate in either the American Osteopathic Association match or the NRMP.

Applications open for ERAS on July 15, 2018 for Osteopathic Medicine applicants and for NRMP on September 15, 2018 for Allopathic Medicine applicants.  Please submit your application for consideration for the following contract year as soon as possible after application opening dates. Applicants are selected for an interview based on academic performance and personal qualifications regardless of race, gender, color, orientation, religion, or national origin. Successful applicants will be invited to interview.  Interviews are typically held from mid-October through mid-January. The interview day begins with Morning Report at 7:00 a.m. and ends by 4:00 p.m. Faculty hosts a dinner the evening before the interview. Additional details including dates, locations, etc. will be sent to applicants invited to interview.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Which residency programs does CMHS offer?

CMHS offers residency programs in Family Medicine, General Surgery, Internal Medicine, and Orthopedic Surgery.

  • Is CMHS dual-accredited?

Yes. CMHS has achieved dual-accreditation (AOA and ACGME) for all our residency programs.

  • How many residents did each program accept for the 2018-2019 academic year?

Family Medicine accepted 6 residents, Internal Medicine accepted 6 residents, Orthopedic Surgery accepted 4 residents and General Surgery accepted 3 residents.

  • Where can I find out more about the city of Ventura?

Please go to for more information regarding the city of Ventura.

  • Will CMHS use ERAS for residency applications?

Yes. CMHS will utilize the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).

  • What is the deadline for residency application submission?

Please submit your application as soon as possible for the following contract year after the application opening date. Applicants will be notified in due course if they are invited to interview.

  • When will the interviews be held?

Typically, interviews are held from mid-October through mid-January.

  • What salary and benefits does CMHS offer to residents?

Please review salary and benefit information in the “Facts and Figures” section of this web site.  These can be found in the “about” section of the website.

  • Which Match will CMHS participate in?

CMHS will participate in the ACGME and AOA Matches for all four of our residency programs.

  • Does CMHS sponsor visas?

No, we do not sponsor visas.

  • Are audition rotations required to be considered for an interview?

Audition rotations are not required to be considered for an interview.