How To Apply

Prospective Applicants

We have seven (7) PGY-1 positions available each year through the National Residency Match Program.


Monday, November 13, 2023 at 12:00 p.m. ET

Universal Offer Day

Friday, January 5 & Saturday, January 6, 2024

In-Person Interviews

Application Process

Our program utilizes the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). If interested in applying, please coordinate with the Dean's office at your medical school to submit your application materials via ERAS.

Application Requirements:

  1. The MyERAS® application
  2. Dean’s Letter aka MSPE
  3. Medical student transcript with current surgery grades
  4. At least 3 letters of recommendation (Additional letters may be submitted. Standarized letter of  recommendation and/or traditional narrative letters are both accepted)
  5.  Personal statement
  6. USMLE Step 1 scores, if applicable. Step 2 scores are not required, but strongly encouraged.
  7.  Color photo

Application deadline information will be made available soon. 

For more information, please contact:

Melanie Bozarth
Residency Coordinator
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Office: (650) 721-7638
Fax: (650) 498-6899