Application and Recruitment Process

All applicants interested in our training program need only apply through the Electronic Residency Matching Services (ERAS). Information regarding the ERAS program is available through your medical school dean’s office or through the American Medical Association .

Applications will be considered complete with the following documentation:

  1. ERAS application
  2. USMLE scores (Step 1 & Step 2 CK)
  3. Personal statement
  4. Medical school transcript
  5. Three letters of recommendation
  6. Dean’s letter

All applications from LCME accredited medical school or equivalent international medical schools are considered.(Please note that if you are foreign graduate, you must be ECFMG certified to be considered for a position in our institution).

Academic credentials sought in the successful candidate’s application are Outstanding to Excellent performance on the USMLE Parts I and II and Honors in the required surgery rotation. We also evaluate the overall clinical performance; most candidates have High Pass or Honors in most clinical rotations.

Research experience and a broad range of extracurricular activities are valued.  The Selection Committee (the Program Director and Associate Program Directors) selects candidates and invites them for an interview.

Interview Dates

Thank you for your interest in our program. Our 2020 and 2021 interview dates for categorical positions, which will begin in June 2021, are as follows:

Friday, October 30 (Boston University School of Medicine applicants)
Monday, November 16
Thursday, December 3
Tuesday, December 15
Wednesday, January 6, 2021


For additional information, please contact:
Lana Ketlere, Surgical Residency Program Coordinator

Phone: 617.638.8442
Fax: 617.638.8409

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