How To Apply
We have seven (7) PGY-1 positions available each year through the National Residency Match Program.
- IMPORTANT DATES -
November 15, 2021
Email invitations will be sent out to applicants selected to be interviewed
January 7 & 8, 2022
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.
To apply, you must complete the Common Application Form (CAF) on ERAS, including the following:
- Dean’s Letter aka MSPE
- Medical student transcript with current surgery grades
- At least 3 letters of recommendation (Additional letters may be submitted. Standarized letter of recommendation and/or traditional narrative letters are both accepted)
- Personal statement
- USMLE Step 1 scores (Step 2 scores are not a requirement but should be shared if you have them)
- Color photo
APPLICATION DEADLINE is as Friday, October 8, 2021
Invitations for interviews will be sent out mid-November. Students invited to interview will have 72 hours to RSVP to Christine Pallasigui. After which time, their invitation will be forfeited and the interview position may be offered to another applicant.
For more information, please contact:
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Office: (650) 721-7638
Fax: (650) 498-6899