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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 early applications are encouraged.


A preliminary review of each application will be made upon receipt and will be on a first-come, first-served basis. A Dean's letter is not required for initial review. Interview determinations are made after final review and receipt of the Dean’s letter.


Applications should include:

  • Completed ERAS application
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Documentation of USMLE Step 1
  • Medical school performance evaluation (Dean’s letter)
  • Personal statement
  • Three letters of recommendation. We require all letters are Electronic Standardized Letter of Recommendation (eSLOR)

The deadline for receipt of all application materials is October 23, 2020. 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 virtually in January.

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