Applying to the UAMS Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

The University of Arkansas for Medical SciencesDepartment of Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program participates in the National Residency Match Program  and takes applications for residency exclusively through ERAS each year. Applicants interested in applying for residency should apply directly through ERAS. Documents emailed or mailed will not be accepted. Please visit the ERAS website for more information.

To be considered, an applicant must complete the ERAS application process, including:

  • Completed ERAS application form
  • Personal statement
  • One photograph
  • Three (3) professional letters of recommendation
  • Medical School Official Transcripts
  • Medical School Performance Evaluation (Dean’s Letter)
  • ECFMG Status Report for International applicants
  • Documentation of national USMLE Step 1, Step 2(CK), Step 2(CS) required 

Application Deadline

The deadline for completed applications is October 15th. Your application form and supporting documentation must be received by our office through ERAS no later than October 15th The Dean’s letter and transcripts will be the only documentation accepted after the deadline.

Foreign Medical School Graduates: Please contact the Education Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) office to obtain information on applying to our residency program using ERAS.

After we have reviewed all applications, we will reach out to you if you are selected for an interview.

Virtual Interview Dates


Contact Us

For any questions regarding the UAMS Orthopaedic Surgery Residency program, contact:

Carey Smith
Residency Program Coordinator
(501) 686-5259