Information for Applicants

We are thrilled to announce the launch of our new residency programs at McLaren Port Huron! Seeking accreditation in 2024, we will be offering exceptional training opportunities in Internal Medicine (IM) and Family Medicine (FM). We are eagerly looking forward to welcoming our inaugural class of residents and embarking on this exciting journey together.

At McLaren Port Huron, we are dedicated to providing an outstanding educational experience that equips our residents with the knowledge, skills, and compassion necessary to excel in their medical careers. Our robust curriculum, esteemed faculty, and state-of-the-art facilities ensure that each resident receives comprehensive training and mentorship in their chosen specialty.

As a resident in our IM or FM program, you will have the opportunity to work alongside established physicians, participate in research, and gain hands-on clinical experience. We are committed to fostering a supportive and collaborative learning environment where residents can thrive, grow, and make a lasting impact on the health and well-being of our community.

We encourage aspiring physicians who are passionate about patient care, medical innovation, and community engagement to apply to our residency programs. McLaren Port Huron is an ideal setting for those seeking a dynamic and fulfilling residency experience, with its tightknit community, diverse patient population, and commitment to excellence.

Join us as we embark on this exciting new chapter in medical education at McLaren Port Huron. We can't wait to welcome our inaugural class of residents and witness their professional growth and success. Stay tuned for more updates and information on how to apply to our residency programs.

In the meantime, if becoming a resident at McLaren Port Huron interests you, please fill out this interest form. We will contact you once we receive initial accreditation.

Stipends & Benefits

Annual Salaries (Effective 2024-2025)

PGY-1 = $57,165.00
PGY-2 = $58,879.95
PGY-3 = $60,646.35 

Note: McLaren payroll is on a bi-weekly cycle.


  • Educational stipend each training year
  • Reimbursement of medical licensure fees while in training – full for educational limited licenses and partial for full licenses
  • Malpractice insurance
  • Health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance
  • Meal stipend for inpatient rotations
  • McLaren Port Huron Labcoats
  • No cost certification courses required by the programs (all residencies require ACLS and BLS – some programs require ATLS, ALSO, NRP, PALS)
  • Paid time off duty for vacation/conferences/wellness appointments
  • Additional stipend for appointed Chief positions
  • Access to Michigan State University Medical Library (with faculty appointment)
  • 24/7 access to on-site Medical Library including online access to:
    • Access Medicine
    • BMJ Reports
    • Web Library - Dynamic Health
    • Ovid
    • PubMed
    • RefWorks
    • StatRef
    • PhD & Bio-statistical Support
    • Protocol/Poster development tools

Sample Contract

Click here for the Sample Contract

DISCLAIMER: The Graduate Medical Education Trainee Physician/Psychologist Agreements are posted here as "sample only" to give applicants an idea of what to expect as a contracted employee of McLaren. This agreement is reviewed annually and thus the language is subject to change.

An official contract will be distributed to all matched residents and fellows in the month of March for training positions starting in July-August as part of an onboarding checklist. Any off-cycle positions will receive a contract/onboarding checklist approximately two weeks after official acceptance into a program.

Application Procedure

With an exception of the 2024 MATCH season, all McLaren Port Huron residency and fellowship programs participate in the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP) and require applicants to apply through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). Applicants for residency positions in the 2024 MATCH (training start date of July 1, 2024) should apply as otherwise directed by the program.

All communication during the application process until the official program match days shall occur through the interview platform only. Applicants should not contact the program in-person or by phone, except as requested by the program.

All applicants must be authorized to work in the USA, or must be a Canadian citizen or Canadian permanent resident who is eligible for J-1 visa sponsorship.

Hiring Policies

Prior to the official hire date, McLaren Port Huron Graduate Medical Education trainees are required to:

  • Pass a background check
  • Pass a drug screen
  • Provide or obtain required immunizations (TB test, Flu Shot, COVID-19)
  • Be eligible for licensure in the State of Michigan as a physician/psychologist with license effective July 1 (or hire date for those programs starting at a later date)
  • Provide copy of diploma with DO, MD, PhD or PsyD degree or ECFMG certificate with proof of medical degree

COVID-19 Vaccines

McLaren Health Care complies with the healthcare worker vaccine mandate, which requires all workers, including residents, fellows, and visiting learners to be fully vaccinated as of March 15, 2022. If you have specific questions related to the program you are interested in applying to, please contact the program’s Academic Program Administrator.


All interviews are virtual only.