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Department of Orthopaedic Surgery & Rehabilitation Medicine
Applying to the Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program
Thank you for your interest in the SUNY Downstate Medical Center Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program.
All applicants must apply through ERAS. The program participates in the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). Our department does not require any additional information outside of the ERAS system. For more information on ERAS please go to http://www.aamc.org/students/eras/.
The SUNY Downstate Medical Center Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Training Program is fully accredited by the ACGME and the RRC. The program consists of one year of General Surgery followed by four years of training in Orthopaedic Surgery.
We do not have a formal policy regarding the maximum number of years between medical school and your application to the residency program, however the fewer number of years since your graduation from medical school will make your application more competitive. The program will review your application just as we review US medical student applications. The program does not filter applications based on USMLE scores.
All applications received through ERAS will be considered. Only completed applications will be given to the resident selection committee for consideration. We recommend that all applications are complete by November 1st. The SUNY Downstate Medical Center Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Training Program accepts candidates through the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP).
UNITED STATES MEDICAL STUDENTS & GRADUATES:
The following information is required for your application to be complete and considered for an interview. All materials should be submitted through ERAS:
INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL STUDENTS & GRADUATES:
The program will accept applications from International Medical Graduates. Application requirements include the following: