Massachusetts Medical Society: Applying for Residency Programs

Applying for Residency Programs

Your medical school will have much valuable information about selecting residency programs and applying to them. In addition, the following resources may help.

Taking the U.S. Medical Licensing Exam
The U.S. Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE) is a three-step examination for medical licensure in the United States.

Getting into a Medical Residency
General information about the process

Information on all graduate medical education programs and approved combined-specialty programs. Search for programs by specialty, state, or specific institution.

Selecting a Residency Program
How to decide which programs to apply to and how to choose a program after you're done interviewing.

ERAS Application Process Guideline
How to apply to several residency programs from your computer via the Electronic Residency Application System (ERAS).

How "the Match" Works
General information about the National Residency Matching Program.

The Residency Interview

 How to prepare for residency interviews, from Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.

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Choosing a Specialty 

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Debt Management

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Information about grants and low-cost loan repayment programs from public and private organizations.

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