Residency Application Process
Four residents Match into our residency program each year. Residency appointments begin on June 23rd each year. Subsequent appointment at each advancing level is contingent upon individual performance. Candidates apply through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).
Applications for positions beginning each June will be processed electronically through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).
Online applications posted by ERAS containing the following information will be considered for review:
- Complete ERAS application
- Curriculum Vitae
- Medical school transcripts
- USMLE and/or COMLEX transcripts for all exams completed
- Personal statement
- At least three letters of recommendation
The mailbox for the 2018 positions opens on September 15, 2017. The deadline for 2018 applications is September 30, 2017. All applications received by the September 30 deadline will be reviewed for consideration.
An interview is required for appointment to the program. Interviews are offered by personal invitation. Candidates are invited to attend Grand Rounds and a social event the evening before interviews and the pre-operative conference held the morning of interviews. Interviews will be conducted throughout the morning and into the afternoon.
Contact Kelly Ross, our education coordinator, for more information about our residency program.
For more information on resident policies and procedures, visit McGaw Center for Northwestern University.