Applying to Residencies with ERAS®

The Electronic Residency Application Service® (ERAS®) is the centralized online application service you’ll use to deliver your application, along with supporting documents, to residency programs. 

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About ERAS®

ERAS has four components: MyERAS for applicants, the Dean’s Office Workstation, the Program Director’s Workstation and the Letter of Recommendation Portal.

SOAP® 2018 Information

The Supplemental Offer and Acceptance Program® (SOAP®) is the process through which positions offered by unfilled programs are accepted by unmatched applicants during Match Week. March...

Register for MyERAS for Residency

How to identify your Designated Dean's Office and get your ERAS token.
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Apply Smart for Residency

Applying to residency involves a complicated set of steps and decisions. The AAMC is committed to providing information to help you apply smarter for residency. We have curated a series of...

Fees for ERAS Residency Applications

ERAS application fees are based on the number of programs applied to per specialty. MyERAS automatically calculates your fees and you can pay online using Visa or MasterCard.

ERAS Tools and Worksheets for Residency Applicants

The MyERAS User Guide, ERAS timeline, FAQs and more are available to provide helpful information to residency applicants about the MyERAS application and ERAS process.

FAQ for ERAS Residency Applicants

FAQs will be added and updated throughout the ERAS season. 

Matching Services for Residencies

Registration with ERAS does not register you for any established Match. ERAS is a separate entity and does not provide matching services.

News and Announcements

The New Assignments Checklist: We have a new tool, the Assignments Checklist, for applicants to keep track of their document assignments.

Important Dates

March    
National Resident Matching Program (NRMP®) main residency match results are available.
Supplemental Offer and Acceptance Program (SOAP®) starts.
For more information, please contact NRMP at 202-400-2233 or support@nrmp.org.

ERAS 2018 Residency Application Timeline
Key dates for the 2018 ERAS season

ERAS Updates on Twitter

@ERASinfo

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Supported Browsers

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  •     Internet Explorer 10 and 11
Note: ERAS does not enforce any browser restrictions, but ERAS does not support Safari. Mac users needing technical support should use Firefox or Chrome.