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.

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 2017 season. 

Important Dates

Sept. 6 
Applicants start applying to ACGME-accredited residency programs only. 
Sept. 15 
ACGME-accredited residency programs start receiving applications. 

Residency Application Timeline

News and Announcements

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.

AAMC Standardized Video Interview Research Study

All ERAS 2017 applicants to ACGME-accredited emergency medicine residency programs are invited to participate in a voluntary research study designed to test the potential of the AAMC Standardized Video Interview as an additional tool in the residency application 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.