Frequently Asked Questions

Family Medicine and Internal Medicine Programs

Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital Internal Medicine Residency Program
ACGME Program # 1202000666
Appalachian Osteopathic Postgraduate Training Institute Consortium/Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital

What is your USMLE Step 1 minimum score? 

220

What is your USMLE Step 2 CK minimum score?

225

What is your COMLEX Step 1 minimum score?

425

What is your COMLEX Step 2 minimum score?

425

Is there an attempt limit for exams? 

Preferably a first time pass rate.  We review the entire application.

By the time of application, do I need to have completed USMLE Step 2 CS?

No, but all exams must be passed prior to ranking.

By the time of application, do I need to have completed COMLEX PE?

No, but all exams must be passed prior to ranking.

Is there an attempt limit for the CS or PE exams?

Preferably a first time pass rate.

What is the program application deadline?

November 1st.

Do you have a Time Since Graduation cut off?

Yes, 3 years.

Is US Clinical experience required?

No

Do you sponsor H1 visas?

No

Do you accept the ECFMG sponsored J1 visas?

No

Do you have any specific requirements for Letter of Recommendations?

Nothing specific, 3 letters are required.

Do you have International Medical Graduates?  If yes, what is the number/percentage of IMGs in your program?  

Yes, Internal Medicine 10%. 

What is the Call schedule like?

Our call schedule is not a traditional night call system, we have a night float system.

What is the pay scale?

Year 1    $48,000.00
Year 2    $49,500.00
Year 3    $51,000.00

Does the program offer benefits?

Benefits are offered to all LifePoint employees 30 days after start of residency. Benefits include, Health, Dental, & Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, AD&D Insurance, Short Term or Long Term Disability Coverage, Health Care FSA, Dependent Care FSA & Identity Theft.  

Does the program cover relocation expenses?

No

Is your program a non-profit facility?

We are not a 501(C)(3) organization

Is there a geographic radius from the hospital in which we must live?

It is highly recommended that you live within a 30-mile radius of the hospital.