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.

Register for MyERAS for Residency

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

Residency Programs in MyERAS

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

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.

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

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. 

Important Dates

May 31, 2017
ERAS 2017 Season Ends
MyERAS closes at 5 p.m. ET

June 6, 2017
ERAS 2018 season will begin at 9 a.m. ET

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

News and Announcements

The ERAS 2018 season will open on June 6, 2017 at 9 a.m. ET. Updated tools and important information will be accessible on the following pages in the coming weeks.

AAMC Standardized Video Interview

All ERAS 2018 applicants to ACGME-accredited emergency medicine residency programs are required to participate in an operational pilot program—endorsed by the emergency medicine community—to evaluate the use of the Standardized Video Interview as a tool in the application and selection process.

Tools 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.

Need Help?

For faster service, check our FAQ before emailing or calling the Helpdesk.

Contact the HelpDesk

Monday-Friday 8 a.m.–6 p.m. ET

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Supported Browsers

  •     Latest Version of Chrome
  •     Latest Version of Firefox
  •     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.