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Application Process

All applications are handled through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) and should be received by November 1. The Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program Office will not accept any paper applications.

Once the application through ERAS is completed, our staff reviews the application and applies specific criteria to determine which applicants are offered interviews.

The application to the Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program includes the following:

  • Completed application
  • Personal statement
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Official transcript from your medical school
  • Dean's letter
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • USMLE Board score 

If you are a graduate of a foreign medical school, your application must also meet the following requirements:

  • Minimum USMLE Step 1 and Step 2 score of 200 or above
  • J-1 visa 
  • ECFMG certified prior to any interview
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