HealthPartners Occupational Medicine Residency Program participates outside of the ERAS Match program.

General Information

HealthPartners Occupational Medicine Residency Program Manual

How to Apply

Application Deadline:  Rolling admission (typically Fall)

Eligibility Criteria

  • Successfully completed at least one year in an ACGME-approved training program (e.g. transitional, internship year, or previous residency).
  • Eligible for unrestricted licensure by the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice which includes successful completion of USMLE/COMLEX Steps I, II, and III within three attempts.
  • USMLE/COMLEX Step III must be passed within 5 years of Step II. Foreign medical graduates must have current ECFMG certification.
  • U.S. Citizen or legally authorized to work in the United States. J1 Visas are accepted.

Application Procedure

Please submit the following items via mail/email to Paula Geiger:

  • Application form
  • A current Curriculum Vita (CV)
  • Personal Statement
  • A letter of recommendation from each previous Program Director which also includes the following:
    • A confirmation of your post-graduate training of that program
    • Verification of professional integrity
  • Summative Evaluation of Competencies completed by each previous Program Director which assesses your proficiency in each of the following ACGME recognized core competencies:
    • Patient care, medical knowledge, practice-based learning and improvement, interpersonal and communication skills, professionalism and systems-based practice
  • Three other letters of recommendation from people who have worked with you clinically
  • A Dean’s letter from medical school if graduated in the last 10 years
  • A copy of ECFMG Certificate (if foreign graduate)
  • A copy of all transcripts, including medical school and USMLE/COMLEX scores (complete transcript of all attempts).

After acceptance into the residency program, the applicant must also apply and be accepted into the University of Minnesota School of Public Health by a separate application.

  • Apply online via SOPHAS
  • Apply to the University of Minnesota School of Public Health MPH program listed as Occupational and Environmental Health: HealthPartners OEM Residents Only


  • Interviews are scheduled after all application material has been submitted.
  • The interview day includes interviews with faculty, attendance at residency didactics, a tour of the HealthPartners St. Paul clinic, and an informal lunch with current residents.
  • Applicants will interview with faculty from the University of Minnesota School of Public Health.


The decision date for all occupational medicine residency programs typically occurs in mid-December.