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by Prof. Pedro Mueller Published 1 year ago Updated 6 months ago
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Is the AAMC offering resources to help me select a residency program?

The AAMC has curated a series of resources that explain the process and ensure that the residency program you select is the right fit for you.

What is AMCAS medical school application?

The American Medical College Application Service® (AMCAS®) is the AAMC's centralized medical school application processing service. Most U.S. medical schools use AMCAS as the primary application method for their first-year entering classes. 2022 AMCAS® Updates and FAQs

How do I apply to medical school in USA?

To apply to most medical schools in the United States, you will need to use the AAMC’s centralized application processing service, the American Medical College Application Service® (AMCAS®). AMCAS collects, verifies, and delivers application information and MCAT® exam scores to each school you choose.

What is the Electronic Residency Application Service?

Applying to Residencies with ERAS® The Electronic Residency Application Service® (ERAS®) is the centralized online application service you’ll use to deliver your application, along with supporting documents, to residency programs.

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Register for MyERAS for Residency

How to identify your Designated Dean's Office and get your ERAS token.

Supplemental ERAS application (for the ERAS 2022 cycle)

The Electronic Residency Application Service® (ERAS®) is offering a new supplemental application designed to help students share more about themselves and assist program directors in finding applicants that fit their programs’ setting and mission.

Apply Smart for Residency

Applying to residency involves a complicated set of steps and decisions. The AAMC is committed to providing information to help you apply smarter for residency. We have curated a series of resources that explain the process and ensure that the residency program you select is the right fit for you...

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, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover.

ERAS Tools and Worksheets for Residency Applicants

Guides and worksheets to help residency applicants complete their MyERAS® application.

History and Imports for Repeat Applicants

Applicants that have certified and submitted an application in a prior season (ERAS 2016 application season and onwards) will be able to import their application data and associated LoRs into the current season.

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. If you intend to participate in a Match, you must contact that organization for registration, eligibility, and participation information.

Getting Started

Get the tools you need to quickly acclimate yourself with the Dean's Office WorkStation and ERAS®.

Our Policies

Find out about the policies that guide the usage of ERAS for Medical Schools.

What is a CV in MyERAS?

The Curriculum Vitae (CV) is the same information you entered in the application section of MyERAS. The CV is nothing more than the MyERAS application formatted differently for the benefit of those programs that prefer to view a CV format.

What is a new section#N#The MyERAS application?

New section#N#The MyERAS® application is the form you will use to enter information about yourself. You will submit the MyERAS application along with your supporting documents when you apply to programs. Programs will use the information in your MyERAS application to determine if you are an eligible candidate for their program.

Does MyERAS have spell check?

Use the Application section on the Dashboard to locate high-level omissions (e.g., major sections that were not saved). The MyERAS application does not include a spell or grammar check feature. You cannot apply to programs until your application has been certified and submitted.

Do you have to complete the Myeras application at one time?

You do not have to complete the entire application at one time and it can be complete in any order that works best for you. For details, please see the application section of the MyERAS User Guide. MyERAS does not allow you to customize or personalize the MyERAS application for individual programs.

When does AMCAS open?

Since AMCAS submission doesn’t open until the first week of June, you’ll have about a month to begin working on your application before you can submit it. You’ll begin the application process in the spring in order to begin medical school in the fall of the following year.

Do medical schools require an interview?

Most medical schools require an interview, though the process varies by school. Interviews can take place on or off campus. They can be conducted by one admissions committee member, by multiple members of the committee, or by off-campus interviewers, such as practicing physicians. Generally, the interviewers complete evaluations ...

Does AMCAS make admission decisions?

AMCAS does not make admissions decisions; each participating school is responsible for making its own individual admissions decisions. To apply to an MD program at a public medical school in Texas, you will need to apply using the Texas Medical and Dental Schools Application Service (TMDSAS).

Accessing LoRP

To access the Letter of Recommendation Portal (LoRP), you will need an AAMC account. If you already have an account, you may use your existing username and password to access the Letter of Recommendation Portal (LoRP).

Letter of Recommendation Portal (LoRP) Guidelines

In order for a letter to be uploaded to the Portal, the letter must meet the following system requirements: • File must be in a PDF format. • File size cannot exceed 1 MB. • File cannot be encrypted or password protected. • Filename cannot contain the following special characters: | * ? : • Page size must be 8.5 x 11 inches. It is recommended that letters are written on a professional letterhead and signed by the author.

LoRP Resources

2022 LoRP User Guide - provides an overview of how to navigate the LoRP.

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Support and Guidance While Completing Your Application

  1. The ERAS Client Technical Supportis available to assist all applicants with technical support regarding inquires and issues related to the MyERAS web application.
  2. Residency applicants seeking support in completing the content of the MyERAS application or relevant documents are advised to use their best judgment and reach out to their Designated Dean’s Office...
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Keeping Your Personal Information up-to-date

  • We recommend that you complete as much of your Personal Information as soon as possible. Personal Information is very important to the programs to which applicants you've applied; therefore, it is essential that this information is kept up-to-date throughout the application season. If updates are made after programs have been applied to, they will be available to progr…
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Certifying and Submitting Your Application

  • Certifying and submitting the MyERAS application is a one-time action that cannot be reversed or undone as it will lock on submission to ensure that all programs receive the same copy of your application. A few things to keep in mind before submitting the MyERAS application: 1. All required fields denoted by a red asterisk (*) must be completed and saved. 2. It is important to c…
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Viewing Your Myeras Application

  • The MyERAS application can be viewed as a PDF version of the information entered in MyERAS by selecting View/Print MyERAS Applicationlocated on the Application section on the Dashboard and top-right area of every page under the Application section. This allows you to see how the contents of the MyERAS application will be displayed to programs. 1. The PDF version of the My…
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Viewing The Curriculum Vitae

  • The Curriculum Vitae (CV) is the same information you entered in the application section of MyERAS. The CV is nothing more than the MyERAS application formatted differently for the benefit of those programs that prefer to view a CV format.
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