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. 

Application Requirements

The following application materials are required and should be submitted through ERAS:

  • Brief personal statement
  • Curriculum vitae (ERAS version is acceptable)
  • Three letters of recommendation:
    • One of which should be from the chairman, chief, or program director of orthopaedics (not required but preferred)
    • Additional letters accepted but not required
    • A standardized Letter of Recommendation Form (SLOR) is acceptable but not required
  • Medical school transcript
  • MSPE/Dean’s letter

This residency program does not sponsor H-1B or J-1 visa status. For information on other non-immigrant visa types, or if you have questions, visit the UAMS Immigration Services page, or contact UAMS Immigration Services at


The application deadline is the same date that Residency programs may begin reviewing MyERAS applications.

Interview Dates

Tuesday, January 9, 2024
Wednesday, January 17, 2024
Thursday, January 25, 2024

Contact Us

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

Carey Smith
Residency Program Coordinator
(501) 686-5259