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Applying for Residency - ERAS

General Surgery Residency Program Brochure

The Department of Surgery uses ERAS for our residency program. Anyone applying for positions must access ERAS through one the following channels:

  • U.S. Medical Schools distribute and process ERAS Student Workstation (SWS) materials for their senior students applying to ERAS programs as well as to prior-year graduates of their school applying to ERAS programs.
  • Osteopathic schools distribute SWS kits to and process data diskettes for their students and graduates.
  • The Canadian Resident Matching Service (CaRMS) acts as the designated Dean's Office for Canadian students and graduates.
  • ECFMG distributes and processes SWS kits for students and graduates of foreign medical schools.

Information Requirements

  1. Common Applications Form (CAF)
  2. CV Report (generated from CAF)
  3. Personal Statement
  4. Medical School Transcript
  5. Dean's Letter
  6. Three Letters of Recommendation
  7. Wallet-sized Color Photo (optional)
  8. USMLE Transcripts
  9. ECFMG Status Report (foreign medical graduates only)
  10. VISA status (J-1)