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2024 MyERAS® Applicant User Guide

Applying to residency or fellowship programs is an exciting and challenging time. The AAMC and the ERAS® program are committed to supporting you as you take the next step in your medical career using the MyERAS® system.   

The 2024 MyERAS Applicant User Guide provides information about all sections of the 2024 application, including the newly added geographic preferences section and the revised and focused experiences options. Also new this year, residency applicants may also share program signals with programs in participating specialties.

Use this guide to familiarize yourself with the MyERAS system and for guidance throughout your application process. It will help you and your advisors understand how to best complete each section and plan for a successful application strategy.  

Using This Guide

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