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Type Cycle Specialty Last Updated Additional Information
Fellowship July Addiction Medicine (Multidisciplinary) December 9, 2022 Some positions for 2023-24 are available in various Addiction Medicine fellowships nationally following the NRMP’s Medicine and Pediatric Specialties Match on November 30. The American College of Academic Addiction Medicine maintains a fellowship directory with further information at: https://www.acaam.org/finding-and-applying-to-fellowships

Fellowships are 1-year and open to physicians of all specialties who have completed a residency accredited by ACGME, AOA, RCPSC or CFPC. Fellowships are typically affiliated with residencies in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Psychiatry or another specialty, but that affiliation does not determine candidate eligibility. Programs emphasize interdisciplinary training and have faculty from multiple specialties.

Posted: December 9, 2022
Fellowship July Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (Psychiatry) Most Child and Adolescent Psychiatry programs require that applicants have their program director complete this form along with the written letter of recommendation and submit them through the Letter of Recommendation Portal (LoRP). Contact each program to get specific application requirements.

Posted: June 8, 2022
Fellowship July Clinical Informatics Clinical Informatics fellowship programs are open to all physicians from any specialty of medicine. You may also wish to search for programs under: Clinical Informatics (Anesthesiology), Clinical Informatics (Emergency Medicine), Clinical Informatics (Family Medicine), Clinical Informatics (Internal Medicine), Clinical Informatics (Pathology), and Clinical Informatics (Pediatrics).
Fellowship December Clinical Neurophysiology (Neurology) Clinical Neurophysiology (CNS) focuses on the assessment of function of the central and peripheral nervous system for the purpose of diagnosing and treatment of neurologic disorders. The CNP procedures commonly used include EEG, EMG, evoked potentials, polysomnography, epilepsy monitoring, intraoperative monitoring, evaluation of movement disorders, and autonomic nervous system testing. Additional information can be found through the American Society of Clinical Neurophysiology at www.acns.org.
  • Applicants must have completed a residency in Neurology or Child Neurology.
  • Clinical Neurophysiology programs are one year in length. Many programs combine a one-year Clinical Neurophysiology fellowship with a one-year Epilepsy fellowship.
Posted: July 18, 2022
Fellowship July Colon and Rectal Surgery The Association of Program Directors for Colon and Rectal Surgery has introduced a Colon and Rectal Surgery Resident Candidate Assessment form for those applying for Colon and Rectal Surgery Residency training. Standalone traditional letters of recommendation are no longer required but can be included on the last page of the Candidate Assessment form. A copy of the Colon and Rectal Surgery Resident Candidate Assessment form can be obtained at the following link: Colon and Rectal Surgery Resident Candidate Assessment Form.

Posted: June 9, 2022
Fellowship December Complex Family Planning Complex Family Planning Fellowship programs request applicants review the Complex Family Planning Fellowship Additional Information document to inform their personal statement submissions. Letter authors or designees are requested to submit letters of recommendation using the ERAS Letter of Recommendation Portal. Please visit the Society’s Fellowship Application Information page to learn more about the Society’s recommended timeline, interview dates, and applicant matching program.

Posted: June 8, 2022
Fellowship December Epilepsy (Neurology) Epilepsy specialists focus on the diagnosis and treatment of patients with epilepsy, seizures and seizure disorders including new-onset, medically refractory epilepsy, psychogenic nonepileptic seizures, and epilepsy in special populations. Epilepsy is a multidisciplinary field that provides comprehensive care of the patient. Additional information can be found through the American Epilepsy Society at www.aesnet.org.
  • Applicants must have completed a residency in Neurology or Child Neurology.
  • Epilepsy fellowships are one or 2 years in length. Many institutions combine a one-year epilepsy fellowship with a second year in research, Sleep Medicine, or Clinical Neurophysiology.
Posted: July 18, 2022
Fellowship July Geriatric Medicine Most Geriatric Medicine programs are available to candidates from both Internal Medicine and Family Medicine backgrounds. Geriatric Medicine has two specialty listings in ERAS, you can search for programs in both Geriatric Medicine (Internal Medicine) and Geriatric Medicine (Family Medicine). Contact programs directly to find out their specific requirements.

Posted: June 8, 2022
Fellowship December Interventional Radiology - Independent Diagnostic Radiology residents should apply as either an ESIR Applicant or as a Non-ESIR Applicant. ESIR Applicants must be accepted into an ACGME approved Early Specialization in Interventional Radiology curriculum within their diagnostic radiology residency.

ESIR Applicants must include an ESIR Applicant Diagnostic Radiology Program Director Standardized Letter of Recommendation as part of their ERAS Interventional Radiology-Independent application. The template for the letter can be downloaded here: letter template. ESIR applicants should give the standardized letter template to their diagnostic radiology program director who must complete all four sections before uploading the letter to the ERAS Letter of Recommendation Portal (LoRP).

Non-ESIR applicants do not need to use the standardized letter.

For more information about the independent IR residency match, visit: IR residency match.
For more information regarding the qualifications for ESIR, visit: ESIR qualifications.
Before submitting your independent applications, make sure to check for final application tips, visit: application tips.

Posted: June 8, 2022
Fellowship December Pediatric Anesthesiology (Anesthesiology) The Pediatric Anesthesiology Program Directors have additional instructions for applicants to complete when applying for Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellowships. Please see this document for more details.
Fellowship July Pediatric Cardiology (Pediatrics) Pediatric Cardiology interviews for 2022-2023 will be held in a virtual format, per national directives. In addition to a letter of recommendation, please ask your references to complete and submit this form: Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship Evaluation Form. The form and letters should then be uploaded to the Letter of Recommendation Portal (LoRP).

Posted: June 8, 2022
Fellowship July Pediatric Emergency Medicine Most Pediatric Emergency Medicine programs are available to candidates from both Pediatric and Emergency Medicine backgrounds. You may also wish to search for programs under: Pediatric Emergency Medicine (Emergency Medicine) and Pediatric Emergency Medicine (Pediatrics). Contact programs directly to find out their specific requirements.
Fellowship July Pediatric Hospital Medicine (Pediatrics) The National Council of Pediatric Hospital Medicine Fellowship Directors is committed to fostering inclusion, recruitment, and retention of a diverse workforce which will meet the healthcare needs of children in the 21st century. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds (inclusive of age, race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, and socioeconomic status) to apply. For transparency, we have asked each program to include their ability to accept Visa applicants on their program websites and in their program description within ERAS.

PHM Fellowship programs are 2-3 years in length and include clinical time in general inpatient pediatrics, including newborn care and complex care, post-surgical care, palliative care, and sedation, at tertiary and community sites. Programs also include individualized curricula, as determined by the learning needs and career plans of each fellow, with guidance from faculty mentors, and dedicated time for research.

Personal statements should be no longer than 1 page in length. Suggested topics include: why you have chosen PHM, any formative experiences, passions and career/professional interests, goals of fellowship, especially how a fellowship will assist in reaching career goals, any significant academic challenges, and what scholarly projects might be pursued during fellowship, including but not limited to: clinical research, QI, medical education, clinical informatics, advocacy, global health, and public policy. Please include only 3 letters of recommendation, one should be from your residency program director.

Posted: June 8, 2022
Fellowship July Pediatric Pulmonology (Pediatrics) Most Pediatric Pulmnology programs require that applicants have letter of recommendation writers complete this Standardized Letter of Recommendation (SLOR) along with the written letter and submit them to the Letter of Recommendation Portal (LoRP). Contact each program to get specific application requirements.
Fellowship July Sports Medicine The American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) has additional instructions for applicants to complete for Sports Medicine Fellowships. Please see this document for more details - Additional Instructions.

Posted: June 9, 2022
Residency September Anesthesiology Select Anesthesiology programs may participate in the supplemental ERAS application. Please visit the supplemental ERAS application webpage for information, guidance, timelines, and resources.

The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) has released guidance around their application cycle.

Posted: June 29, 2022
Residency September Dermatology Select Dermatology programs may participate in the supplemental ERAS application. Please visit the supplemental ERAS application webpage for information, guidance, timelines, and resources.

The Association of Professors of Dermatology (APD) has released guidance regarding the 2022-2023 residency application cycle.

Posted: June 29, 2022
Residency September Emergency Medicine For ERAS 2023, select Emergency Medicine programs may participate in only the program signaling section of the supplemental ERAS application. Please visit the supplemental ERAS application webpage for information, guidance, timelines, and resources on completing the supplemental ERAS application. See CORD’s resources related to Emergency Medicine’s participation in the supplemental ERAS application.

Recognizing the diversity of opinions and needs as well as the potential for unanticipated challenges with COVID, the following have intentionally been structured as recommendations rather than requirements.

Please see the consensus statement on the 2022-2023 Emergency Medicine Residency Application Cycle.

The Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors has introduced a new Standardized Letter of Evaluation (SLOE) form for those applying to Emergency Medicine. To request a SLOE, please send your letter author the ERAS Letter Request Form (that should include your ERAS Letter ID), and the SLOE website link (SLOE), which has instructions for completing the Form and information on eligibility requirements.

Posted: June 16, 2022
Residency September Family Medicine Please visit the AAFP webpage for up-to-date information and guidance around their application cycle.

Posted: June 8, 2022
Residency September Internal Medicine For ERAS 2023, select Internal Medicine programs may participate in the supplemental ERAS application. Please visit the supplemental ERAS application webpage for information, guidance, timelines, and resources on completing the supplemental ERAS application.

The Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine has released Guidance for the 2022-2023 Residency Application Season. The template for the Internal Medicine Structured Evaluative Letter (IM SEL) has been updated this June with no changes in recommended guidelines from the 2021-2022 application cycle.

Posted: July 18, 2022
Residency September Internal Medicine/Pediatrics APPD, COMSEP, AMSPDC have issued a letter to the pediatric community about the residency recruitment process.
Residency September Internal Medicine/Psychiatry Select Internal Medicine/Psychiatry programs may participate in the supplemental ERAS application. Please visit the supplemental ERAS application webpage for information, guidance, timelines, and resources.

Posted: June 29, 2022
Residency September Interventional Radiology - Integrated Select Integrated Interventional Radiology programs may participate in the supplemental ERAS application. Please visit the supplemental ERAS application webpage for information, guidance, timelines, and resources.

Posted: June 29, 2022
Residency September Neurological Surgery Select Neurological Surgery programs may participate in the supplemental ERAS application. Please visit the supplemental ERAS application webpage for information, guidance, timelines, and resources.

For detailed guidance on the 2022-23 Match Cycle as well as templates for standardized letters of recommendation, please visit the website for the Society of Neurological Surgeons.

Posted: July 18, 2022
Residency September Neurology Select Neurology programs may participate in the supplemental ERAS application. Please visit the supplemental ERAS application webpage for information, guidance, timelines, and resources.

Posted: June 29, 2022
Residency September Obstetrics and Gynecology August 23, 2022 OBGYN will again be adopting Standards to the OBGYN application and Interview Process which include application deadlines, common interview release dates, and virtual interviews for applicants. You may view the participating programs here.

OBGYN will be participating in Program Signaling through the Supplemental ERAS Application. OBGYN will not be requiring, nor reviewing any of the supplemental information, except for the program signals. In addition, some OBGYN residency programs will be requiring Altus Assessments (no fee to applicants). Therefore, it is recommended that all OBGYN applicants register for and participate in Altus Assessments for this cycle, as the results take time to process and deliver to your programs. One Standardized Letter of Evaluation (SLOE) should be included in applicants’ ERAS packages and will replace one of the ERAS letters of recommendation (LoR) or the Chair’s letter.

The Alignment Check Index (ACI) is available to applicants and advisors to help explore applicant alignment with residency programs. The ACI tool is intended to complement personal advising and other current tools available to applicants.

Information on the above and other resources are available on the APGO’s Right Resident, Right Program, Ready Day One: Applicant Resources webpage.

Please download the RRR App for the most updated information on the OBGYN residency and interview process.

For questions, please email TransitionFeedback@apgo.org

Posted: August 23, 2022
Residency September Orthopaedic Surgery Select Orthopaedic Surgery programs may participate in the supplemental ERAS application. Please visit the supplemental ERAS application webpage for information, guidance, timelines, and resources.

For letters of recommendation to orthopaedic surgery residency applications, the American Orthopaedic Association's (AOA) Council of Orthopaedic Residency Directors (CORD) requests an Electronic Standardized Letter of Recommendation (eSLOR) as a replacement for a traditional narrative letter of recommendation. A separate written letter of recommendation is not necessary if utilizing the eSLOR. After sending the ERAS request form to your author(s), visit the eSLOR Applicant page on the AOA website. You must first sign an agreement and enter your ERAS AAMC ID before letter author(s) can begin an eSLOR.

Visit the AOA/CORD Orthopaedic Residency Information NetworkTM (ORIN) to view detailed information about participating orthopaedic surgery residency programs. For further information about AOA/CORD recommended guidelines including Universal Interview Offer Day, visit the AOA website.

Posted: June 29, 2022
Residency September Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery For general otolaryngology information, please refer to the Otolaryngology Program Directors Organization website and to the ENTSignaling website. Medical students may also visit Headmirror.com for centralized high-quality open-access resource for information on specialty and subspecialty choice, tips on a successful match, educational links and resources, as well as dates of important upcoming meetings and events.

Posted: June 8, 2022
Residency September Pediatrics Select Pediatric programs may participate in the supplemental ERAS application. Please visit the supplemental ERAS application webpage for information, guidance, timelines, and resources.

APPD, COMSEP, AMSPDC, FuturePedsReds, and NextGenPediatricians have issued guidance to the pediatric community about the 2022-2023 residency recruitment process.

Posted: August 2, 2022
Residency September Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Select PM&R programs may participate in the supplemental ERAS application. Please visit the supplemental ERAS application webpage for information, guidance, timelines, and resources.

The Association of Academic Physiatry Residency and Fellowship Program Directors Council met May 24, 2022 to discuss the upcoming interview season. The stance of the RFPD is that interviews should be conducted virtually for the 2022-23 interview season.

The AAP's Residency & Fellowship Program Directors (RFPD) Council has released guidance around their application cycle.

Posted: June 29, 2022
Residency September Plastic Surgery The program directors group in Plastic Surgery has introduced a new standard letter of recommendation form for applicants applying in Plastic Surgery. This form needs to be attached to the printed ERAS Letter Request Form. Also, you will need to carefully add the ERAS Letter ID from the ERAS Letter Request Form to your Plastic Surgery Residency Recommendation Form before submitting it to the letter author.

A copy of the Plastic Surgery Residency Recommendation Form can be obtained at the following link: Recommendation Form

Also note that you may apply to both Plastic Surgery Integrated and Plastic Surgery programs via ERAS. Be sure to contact programs directly for specific information regarding their training programs. Visit http://www.acgme.org/Specialties/Overview/pfcatid/19 for more information.

Residency September Plastic Surgery - Integrated The program directors group in Plastic Surgery has introduced a new standard letter of recommendation form for applicants applying in Plastic Surgery. This form needs to be attached to the printed ERAS Letter Request Form. Also, you will need to carefully add the ERAS Letter ID from the ERAS Letter Request Form to your Plastic Surgery Residency Recommendation Form before submitting it to the letter author.

A copy of the Plastic Surgery Residency Recommendation Form can be obtained at the following link: Recommendation Form

Also note that you may apply to both Plastic Surgery Integrated and Plastic Surgery programs via ERAS. Be sure to contact programs directly for specific information regarding their training programs. Visit http://www.acgme.org/Specialties/Overview/pfcatid/19 for more information.

Residency September Psychiatry Select Psychiatry programs may participate in the supplemental ERAS application. Please visit the supplemental ERAS application webpage for information, guidance, timelines, and resources.

Please visit the AADPRT residency trainees webpage for up-to-date information and guidance around their application cycle.

Posted: June 29, 2022
Residency September Public Health and General Preventive Medicine Select Preventive Medicine programs may participate in the supplemental ERAS application. Please visit the supplemental ERAS application webpage for information, guidance, timelines, and resources.

Prospective residents can learn more about the preventive medicine match, called the Standard Application Process (SAP) here. The SAP starts in late fall, with residents being matched into programs in the spring. While residents participate in a common match, each program conducts applications and interviews separately to inform the ranked list matching.

Posted: June 29, 2022
Residency September Radiation Oncology Please visit the Medical Students - American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) webpage for up-to-date information and guidance around their application cycle.

Posted: June 8, 2022
Residency September Radiology-Diagnostic Select Diagnostic Radiology programs may participate in the supplemental ERAS application. Please visit the supplemental ERAS application webpage for information, guidance, timelines, and resources.

Posted: June 29, 2022
Residency September Surgery Select General Surgery programs may participate in the supplemental ERAS application. Please visit the supplemental ERAS application webpage for information, guidance, timelines, and resources.

The Association of Program Directors in Surgery (APDS) has released recommendations for the 2022-23 residency recruitment cycle. Applicants applying to Surgery residency programs should be aware that programs may require customized personal statements and should review the program requirements listed in MyERAS and/or on the program's website.

Posted: June 29, 2022
Residency September Urology The Society of Academic Urologists (SAU) has released guidance around their application cycle. In addition, SAU and the American Urological Association have developed a Urology Match Preference Signaling Pilot. If you have any questions, please contact info@sauweb.org.
Residency September Vascular Surgery - Integrated The Association of Program Directors in Vascular Surgery (APDVS) has released guidance around their application cycle.

Posted: June 9, 2022