ERAS for Residency News and Announcements
AAMC Monitoring President’s Executive Order Regarding Immigration
The AAMC is closely following the issues surrounding the President’s January 27th executive order regarding immigration. In particular we are evaluating its potential impact on individuals applying for or training currently in residency and fellowship programs. We know that the executive order has resulted in uncertainty at a critical time in your selection processes. We are working closely with the NRMP, ACGME and ECFMG, to address your needs and concerns, as well as those of applicants from the identified countries. We will provide additional information as soon as it is available.
If you have questions, please contact the so that we have an opportunity to address your concerns and share relevant information broadly.
Overview of MyERAS Interview Scheduler
For the ERAS 2017, ERAS has developed an interview scheduling tool that gives programs the ability to send interview invitations to applicants and also allows applicants to schedule themselves for interviews within the ERAS system. Information about the new Interview Scheduler section in MyERAS is available in the MyERAS User Guide. In addition to the User Guide, we have created athat provides an overview of the different areas of the Interviews section, as well as details on how to Schedule, Waitlist, Cancel and Decline interviews in MyERAS.
Please be advised: Nephrology, Infectious Diseases and Sleep Medicine are now participating in the NRMP’s All-In policy for the Specialties Matching Service® (SMS®). ERAS will be working with the respective specialty leadership groups to support their decision in this transition. Should you have any questions about the policy surrounding the All In, please visit:
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