Preparing Your Residency Application
Providing complete and accurate information about yourself is crucial to connecting with residency programs during The Match Process.
The National Resident Matching Program® (NRMP®) Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS®) is the online tool that facilitates the collection and sharing of information between students and residency programs. As you prepare for The Match, you will create a personal profile in ERAS, view program information, request letters of reference and other documents, and apply to residency programs all through the ERAS system.
Each part of your ERAS profile is important and has a part to play in representing who you are, your skills, interests, and achievements so far. Explore the links below for specific insight into each part the residency application and tips on how you can make the most of your application.
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Track Your Applications
Our newest tool simplifies your Match experience.
Use the app to research programs, save your favorites, and create a customized scorecard to evaluate what matters most to you. The built-in to-do list lets you track your Match progress, tracking everything from submission deadlines to interview dates.
Requirements for International Medical Graduates
International Medical Graduates (IMGs) must meet certain criteria in order to apply for U.S.-based residency programs. Learn about IMG requirements »