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Our program participates in the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP) and accepts applications through ERAS only. Allopathic and osteopathic applications should be made through ERAS September 15, 2016 to December 30, 2016. Interviews take place in October, November, December 2016 and early January 2017. Information on how to apply through ERAS can be obtained from your medical school or, in the case of non-LCME graduates, the ECFMG. All non-LCME applicants must be ECFMG certified before application.

We only accept applications through ERAS. We do not review documents received outside ERAS, or respond to any requests for pre-screening of credentials. The ERAS application for a PGY-1 position consists of:

  1. ERAS common application form
  2. Dean's letter of recommendation
  3. Medical school transcript
  4. 3 letters of recommendation (written within the past 12 months)
  5. USMLE/COMLEX scores
  6. Curriculum vitae
  7. Personal statement

ERAS applications should be made using the following:

ACGME – 1204111258

(Abington Memorial Hospital Program, Jenkintown, PA – Family Medicine)

AOA – 348766

(PCOM/Abington Memorial Hospital ProgramFamily Medicine)

Medical students are welcome to apply for third and fourth year family medicine clerkships by contacting Shawn Ralston (

Regretfully, observerships and externships are not available.

Questions may be directed to:

John J. Russell, M.D.
Program Director
Abington Family Medicine Residency Program
500 Old York Road
Suite 108
Jenkintown PA 19046
(215) 481-2729

Questions about our osteopathic program, or match, should be directed to:

Meera Shah, D.O.
Osteopathic Program Director
Abington Family Medicine Residency Program
500 Old York Road
Jenkintown PA 19046
(215) 481-2729

Shawn Ralston
Residency Manager
(215) 481-2729

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The Abington Family Medicine (AFM) office is located 1.7 miles (5 minutes) south of Abington Memorial Hospital