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ERAS - Electronic Residency Application System: Students applying to programs listed in inset will use ERAS. ERAS is a service which transmits residency applications, letters of recommendation, Medical Student Performance Evaluation letters, transcripts and other supporting credentials from medical schools to residency program directors using the Internet.

Web-based ERAS applications will be available to students early July

Emergency Medicine
Family Practice
General Surgery
Internal Medicine
Internal Med/Emerg. Med
Internal Med/Family Practice
Internal Med/Pediatrics
Internal Med/PM&R

Nuclear Medicine
Orthopaedic Surgery
Radiology (Diagnostic)
Radiology (Oncology)
Plastic Surgery (with PGY-1)
Physical Medicine & Rehab.
Transitional Year

Applications due by Sept. 19th

Students need 3 COLOR wallet-size (3.5” x 2.5”) photographs, with a LIGHT background, in professional attire. One is for ERAS application, one for the Yearbook, and one is for your CV. You must turn in 2 photographs to receive your ERAS Token (password) from Student Affairs.

Financial Aid and Student Affairs can give you helpful info on budgeting for this year. It's going to be expensive, so BE PREPARED!


Read the Q&A (FAQ) for students!
On the ERAS web site - See ERAS under Residency Info.

Universal Application: Students apply to non-ERAS programs using the Universal Application (unless programs provide their own.) The application is available on the NRMP web site (accessible from the Student Source website, under Residency Info) as well as in the NRMP Student Handbook. Students must have ALL of the information requested (see resources on page 4).

Specialty Match Programs: (early match): include Child Neurology, Neurosurgery and Ophthalmology. These matches are administered by the San Francisco Matching Program. The American Urological Association conducts a matching program for positions in that specialty. Info is available under Residency Info, Early Match on the Student Source website.

Military Match (early match): Students with military commitments have separate matches that are administered by each service branch. Info. and application materials are available from each service branch. The Army and Navy use ERAS. The Air Force does not yet use ERAS.



For copies of your MCAT scores:
American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC)
2450 N Street, NW
Washington, DC 20037
PH: 202/828-0400 FAX: 202/828-1125

For copies of your USMLE scores:
National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME)
3750 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
PH: 215/590-9500 FAX: 215/590-9555

For copies of your SAT scores:
PH: 609/771-7600

TIP: If you don't have this information, contact these organizations early.


For Verification of Attendance/Good Standing/Insurance letters:

Certification Officer
Office of the University Registrar
Carruthers Hall
PO Box 400203
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4203
PH: 434/924-4138


For UVa Transcripts, Official or Student Copies:
$5 fee (check payable to University of Virginia or order online and pay by credit card))

Transcript Officer
Office of the University Registrar
UVa, Carruthers Hall
PO Box 400203
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4203
PH: 434/924-4122



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