ERAS® Coronavirus (COVID-19) FAQs

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The AAMC continues to monitor guidance about the coronavirus from the CDC and WHO and we are modifying our operations as needed to best support the medical school community during this rapidly changing situation. Below please find answers to some of our most common questions. Please contact your advisor and program directly about changes to their specific dates, policies, deadlines, and requirements.

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Students

These decisions will be made by individual programs and sponsoring institutions, in compliance with ACGME guidance. Please contact your program directly for more information.

Please contact the residency/fellowship program directly for more information. Additionally, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of State, and World Health Organization websites have information for country-specific guidance.  

Please contact your advisor and residency/fellowship program directly.

Please discuss the situation with your advisor and program(s) to which you're interested in applying. Additionally, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of State, and World Health Organization websites have information about specific outbreak areas and guidance. 

Please contact the residency program directly to determine next steps for rescheduling or conducting an interview remotely.

Your health and the health of others around you are of top priority. Please contact your sponsoring institution’s administrators to understand the institutional protocol and program guidelines for your specific situation and to ensure you’re fully informed of your options.

Yes, several specialties have issued guidance around their application cycle. The list of specialties are reflected on the Specialty Response to COVID-19 webpage.

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