Effective May 1, 2019, the Internal Medicine Residency Program will begin charging for employer verifications and Program Director peer requests. This fee does not apply to the following:

  • Current residents who are seeking verification of training for housing, fellowship, loan paperwork, licensing or jury duty

  • Employer verifications from governmental agencies such as the Veterans Administration Medical Centers, state or local health departments, or for residents entering the military.

Please review which type of verification you are ordering and submit your request via email to imresidencyverification@med.usc.edu. Verification requests for trainees who graduated before 1981 must be submitted to the GME office (323) 409-6931. All requests MUST be accompanied by the resident’s signed authorization to release information. Please contact our office at (323) 409-7556 if you have any questions.

Verification Types:

  • Acceptance of Standard Verification Form (VGMET): Free

    If you would like a copy of our written standard verification form, there is no fee. Please email the authorization form and the verification request to imresidencyverification@med.usc.edu. Please include “VGMET Verification Form Request” in the subject line of your email. Before submitting your request, please confirm that the person trained at the University in Internal Medicine Internship/Residency (Categorical or Preliminary). Please click below to view a sample of our standard verification (VGMET) form.

  • Completion of Custom Forms: $75
    If you do not accept the standard verification form and require your document to be completed, the fee is $75. Please email the authorization form and the verification form to imresidencyverification@med.usc.edu. Please include “Custom Verification Form Request” in the subject line of your email. Once the request is received, you will receive an invoice with further instructions. Our office only accepts check payments. Check payments must be made to "USC Department of Medicine". Please keep in mind that we will not process the verification until payment has been received.

Sample of Standard Verification Form (VGMET):

For additional questions, please see the list below for contact information of other LAC + USC departments.

LAC + USC Payroll: (323) 914-8383 or (323) 914-8382

  • W-2

  • Payroll Issues

LAC + USC Benefits: (323) 914-5003

  • Insurance

  • Benefits

  • Pension

  • COBRA

LAC + USC Professional Risk Management: (323) 409-6657 or LACUSC.MedMalHistory@dhs.lacounty.gov

  • Malpractice Claims History

  • Verification of Physician's Medical Claim History