Applying for Residency

University of Michigan Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Residency Program Interview Days 

Friday, December 17, 2021

Thursday, January 13, 2022

Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Interested applicants

Applications must be submitted through the Electronic Residency Matching Services (ERAS). Information regarding the ERAS program is available through your medical school dean's office. Your application will be considered complete with receipt of the following documents:

  • CV (ERAS generated CV is sufficient)
  • Medical school transcript
  • For MD applicants: USMLE scores - Please note: Must submit proof of passage of Step I CK prior to rank list submission.
  • For DO applicants: COMLEX scores – Please note: Must submit proof of passage of COMLEX Step 1, Step 2CE and Step 2 PE prior to rank list submission.
  • Personal statement
  • A minimum of three letters of recommendation; the University of Michigan will accept either the narrative letter of recommendation or the standardized letter of recommendation (SLOR)
  • Dean's letter

To ensure complete and timely review of your application, we strongly recommend that all materials are received by TBD.

After thorough review of the applications, competitive applicants will be extended an interview, which are held during the months of December and January each year (exact dates noted above). Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

For MD applicants: USMLE scores - Please note: Must submit proof of passage of Step I CK prior to rank list submission.

For DO applicants: COMLEX scores – Please note: Must submit proof of passage of COMLEX Step 1, Step 2CE and Step 2 PE prior to rank list submission.

Please email us at ortho-residency@umich.edu