How to Apply

Thank you for your interest in Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital as a site for your residency training.

Guthrie processes resident applications only through ERAS (Electronic Residency Application Service). Visit The application due date is variable for each program and match day is in March each year.

For more information, contact Dale Johnson at 570-887-4537 or

Summary of Requirements for all Graduates: 

  • USMLE Step 1 and 2
  • US Clinical Experience is strongly preferred
  • Graduation date within three years
  • FMGs must be ECFMG certified

In most cases, our institution sponsors J-1 and H1-B visas. If you are considering an H1-B, you must have proof of passing USMLE Step III and this must be approved by Guthrie's Department of Medical Education.