Applying to Residencies with ERAS®

The Electronic Residency Application Service® (ERAS®) is the centralized online application service you’ll use to transmit your application, along with support 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.

Register for MyERAS for Residency

How to identify your Designated Dean's Office and get your ERAS token.

Documents for ERAS® Residency Applicants

Learn how to apply to residency programs with the Electronic Residency Application Service, and how to use MyERAS.

MyERAS® Application for Residency Applicants

The MyERAS® application is the form you will use to enter information about yourself. You will submit the MyERAS application along with your supporting documents when you apply to programs. Programs...

Residency Programs in MyERAS

Find out how to search for, save, and apply to residency programs in MyERAS.

Fees for ERAS Residency Applications

Application and other fees, and billing process for MyERAS.

Communicating with Residency Programs

Guidance on communicating with programs and how to know when you’ve been offered an interview.

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.

Tools for Residency Applicants

Guides and worksheets to help residency applicants complete the MyERAS® application.

FAQ for ERAS Residency Applicants

FAQ will be added to and updated throughout the ERAS 2016 season.

Important Dates

July 15
Applicants Start Applying to July Fellowships and AOA Programs
September 15
Applicants Start Applying to ACGME Residency Programs
Military Match results available 
Urology Residency Match results available

Residency Application Timeline

News and Announcements

We have recently added DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) to the Visa drop down list in the MyERAS application. If this impacts you, please update your application accordingly.

Need Help?

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Contact the HelpDesk

Monday-Friday 8 a.m.–6 p.m. ET

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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.