Frequently asked questions for ERAS® applicants

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Find answers to your questions about the 2023 supplemental ERAS® application timeline, participating programs, resources, application sections, and more. 

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Supplemental Offer and Acceptance Program® (SOAP®)

Yes. Program directors will have access to data for all applicants who submit a supplemental ERAS application prior to when it closes on Sept. 16, 2022 and apply to a participating program prior to March 12, 2023.  

The AAMC will remind programs not to use the Geographic Preferences and Program Signals information when creating rank order lists (ROLs) or during SOAP. Programs using the supplemental ERAS application agreed to Terms and Conditions stating they would not use Geographic Preferences or Program Signal data to create ROLs or during SOAP when they confirmed their participation in the supplemental ERAS application. However, the Past Experiences section may be helpful to programs during SOAP. 

No. Applicants will not be asked to complete a new supplemental ERAS application during SOAP. The supplemental ERAS application will close on Sept. 16, 2022. 

No. Applicants who opted not to complete the supplemental ERAS application during the regular ERAS season will not be able to complete the supplemental application during SOAP. The supplemental ERAS application will close on Sept. 16, 2022.

No. Applicants will not be able to complete the supplemental ERAS application during SOAP. The supplemental ERAS application will close on Sept. 16, 2022.

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