GME Programs

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is your program a fully ACGME accredited program?

Yes, MountainView Hospital’s residency programs are fully accredited by the ACGME.

Is there a cutoff for the USMLE Steps?

The Program Directors review all the applications to each respective program and evaluates the applicants’ overall skills and professional achievements; a decision to invite a candidate for an interview is based on several factors, not only USMLE scores.

Do you consider Osteopathic Medical Graduates for your Internal Medicine program?

Yes.

Do Osteopathic Medical Graduates need to take the USMLE’s in order to be considered for an interview?

No.

Where do the residents fulfill their continuity of care requirement?

Our clinic, MountainView Medical Associates, is located in our 2880 Medical Office building, conveniently located next to the hospital.

Will I have an opportunity to do research?

All residents are required to conduct scholarly activity; research, QI or a case report is required for graduation. We have a dedicated Research Director whose role is to help develop research projects that align with each resident's particular area of interest. In addition, residents are required to participate in a QI project during their training.

I’ve heard of the Las Vegas Strip but do people really live in Las Vegas?

There is a common misconception that Las Vegans only live on or around the Las Vegas Strip, but the truth is we have a real community here. With a population of more than 2 million people, the majority of locals spend most of their time off the strip enjoying a diverse lifestyle in many of the beautifully developed master-planned communities in the city and around our hospital.

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