Residency Program

The Universidad Central del Caribe sponsors the Internal Medicine residency program, whose base hospital is the Dr Ramon Ruiz Arnau University Hospital. The program enjoys full accreditation by the American Council on Graduate Medical Education or ACGME.

To be eligible, the candidate must comply with all of the following:

  • Be a graduate of a LCME or American Osteopathic Association (AOA) accredited medical school;, have passed the USMLE I and II tests and preferably the CS. Graduates of medical schools outside Canada and the United States of America must have a valid ECFMG certificate, or have completed a Fifth Pathway in a LCME accredited medical school plus the USMLE 1 and 2.
  • Those who have graduated from a non-accredited medical school located in the US or Canada are not eligible.



Applications are accepted throughout ERAS


Universidad Central del Caribe
UCC Residency Program
Po Box 60327
Bayamon, Puerto Rico, 00960-6032

Note that fluency in Spanish is a must.