Selection Process

Applicants interested in our categorical positions apply through the Electronic Resident Application System (ERAS). Following review of their completed application, individuals are selected through the National Resident Match Program for an interview.

Following AAMC and institutional guidelines we will again conduct all virtual interviews this year.

Recorded and Upcoming Virtual Open House Events:

  • Residency Open House: Watch the recording of our Fall 2022 Open House to learn more about our program, the application and selection process, and more — directly from faculty and residents.
  • Life in Ann Arbor Open House: Wednesday, Feb. 15, 7 p.m. EST: You may be making your rank list sight unseen in 2023. So join our residents for this event as we discuss everything from the areas we call home to the average commuting times and housing costs to the best places to grab dinner or a coffee.
U-M Anesthesiology Residents

Our program believes in a holistic review of applicants for interview selection, with a special emphasis on demonstrated competencies in leadership, community service, academic success, research and potential to positively impact the field of anesthesiology in the future. We believe that a diverse cohort with varied and meaningful life experiences creates a strong and vibrant environment in which to learn, care for patients and innovate. Other information considered for interview selection includes the following:

  • Medical School - LCME & AOA preferred
  • Medical School Transcripts
  • USMLE Part I (required) & II (if complete)
  • 3 Letters of Reference
  • Dean's Evaluation Letter - MSPE
  • Personal Statement
  • Previous residency experience, if applicable

Please note the University of Michigan will only sponsor J-1 Visa's. International medical graduates may be considered based upon the same USMLE criteria and academic criteria as US/Canadian medical students.