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Thank you for your interest in the Washington University Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program!


All applicants will apply using ERAS (Electronic Residency Application Service) and applications must include: 

  • Completed ERAS application
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Documentation of USMLE Step 1
  • Medical school performance evaluation (Dean’s letter)
  • Personal statement
  • Four letters of recommendation (one letter must be from the Department Chair). All letters should have the AOA SLOR form with a narrative letter.

The deadline for receipt of all application materials is October 29, 2021. After this date, incomplete applications will not be considered.

If you have questions, contact Alisa Cooperstein, manager of resident education.


Residency interview dates for invited applicants will occur on Saturday, January 8, 2022, and Saturday, January 29, 2022.

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