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How to Apply

Applications are accepted only through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).

Applicants are required to provide a narrative personal statement and three letters of reference in addition to the Dean's Letter. These letters should come from faculty members who know the candidate well and can speak to their character and qualifications.  We encourage letters from cardiothoracic and general surgery faculty. One letter should come from a senior surgical faculty member - the Chairman of the Department of Surgery, Chief or Chair of Cardiothoracic Surgery or the Program Director in Surgery or Cardiothoracic Surgery.

Completed applications are reviewed by the faculty committee.  

The deadline for applications is November 1, 2021. Only completed applications will be reviewed. Interviews are by invitation only and offers will be communicated to the applicant via email. Interviews will be held in late November and early December.

Interview Information

With a strong need to maintain the health and wellbeing of our applicants, residents and faculty during the COVID-19 pandemic, we will be having virtual interviews this year via ZOOM. No in-person interview sessions will be held. Further information will be sent for those selected for interviews.

The residency program selects the most qualified candidates regardless of their age, sex, race, creed, sexual orientation, national origin, or handicap. The selection process focuses on information supplied in the application package (application form, personal statement, Dean's Letter, scholastic accomplishments, letters of recommendation, USMLE scores) and personal interviews.