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How to apply

Applications for 2023-2024 to be accepted beginning in September 2023.

Application Deadline: January 1, 2024


Applications are accepted through ERAS (Electronic Residency Application Service), sponsored by the Association of American Medical Colleges. After you have created your online application on ERAS, you will need to register for the match at NRMP (National Resident Matching Program) and look for the individual program(s) with which you would like to match.

Applicants are required to submit:

  • ERAS Application
  • Personal statement
    • In your ERAS Application Personal Statement section, we strongly encourage you to share what excites you most about our Kaiser Permanente Hawaii Internal Medicine Residency Program.
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Medical school transcript
  • Dean’s letter
  • Letters of reference from three faculty members (clinical years)
  • USMLE/ COMLEX scores

Application Deadline: January 1, 2024
Interview Timeframe*: November – January
Positions Available: 5
Next positions available: June 2024

*Interview slots may also be filled prior to application deadline; therefore, early submission is recommended.

Program utilizes the program signals feature in ERAS to gauge interest in our Program.


Are you a good fit for Kaiser Permanente Hawaii Internal Medicine Residency Program?

Resident candidates who will be viewed most favorably during the application process will have a well-rounded profile that includes a strong interest in ambulatory primary care and excellent board scores. They should also support Kaiser Permanente’s mission to provide quality care and comprehensive medical services in an accessible, cost-effective manner. We also look for certain core professional and personal values in resident candidates that we know enhance individual and collective practice, including:

  • Professionalism
  • Integrity
  • Flexibility
  • Reliability
  • Compassionate 
  • Commitment to excellence
  • Collegiality
  • Respectfulness
  • Innovative problem-solving skills
  • Efficient use of time and resources
  • Exhibits a professional appearance
  • Embraces and accepts cultural diversity
  • Responsiveness to constructive criticism
  • Quality with consistent standards
  • A shared sense of responsibility
  • An appreciation of the balance between a satisfying career and fulfilling personal life


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For newcomers to the islands, the State of Hawaii has a website with information about getting settled in our state.



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Contact Us

Kaiser Permanente Mapunapuna Medical Office
2828 Paa Street
Residency Program Office Room 3D04
Honolulu, HI 96819