How to Apply

Each year, The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery matches six first-year residents (PGY-1s). The program does not accept residents outside the "match" without prior approval from the ACGME. The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery will not send or accept applications through the mail.

All applications are handled through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). ERAS begins transmitting application materials to participating residency programs on September 15th (date may vary depending on the year).

Emory University Orthopaedics application requirements include:

  • Personal statement
  • Dean's letter
  • Medical school transcript
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • United States Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE) Step I score
  • Photograph

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery does not require information beyond what can be transmitted through ERAS.

Application Deadline
The deadline for submitting application material to Emory University Orthopaedics is October 1st of the year preceding the appointment date. The academic year begins in July.

Selection of Residents
Once all applications have been received, the Selection Committee will review your file. If a personal interview is desired, you will be notified via ERAS. Email notices will be sent in November.

Interviews 

Interviews for the 2018 -2019 ERAS season will be held on the following dates:

Friday November 30, 2018 – Welcome Dinner for applicants (6 PM)

Saturday December 1, 2018 – Interview and Campus Tour (7AM - 1 PM)

 

Friday December 14, 2018 – Welcome Dinner for applicants (6 PM)

Saturday December 15, 2018 – Interview and Campus Tour (7AM - 1 PM)

 

Sonya Seymour
Residency Program Coordinator, Orthopaedic Surgery Emory University School of Medicine
57 Executive Park South, Room 160-5 
Atlanta, Georgia 30329
Phone – 404.778.1567
Fax – 404.778.8192
Email – swill70@emory.edu