Thank you for your interest in the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program. All applicants must apply through ERAS (Electronic Residency Application Service). Paper applications will not be accepted.

The deadline for receipt of applications and all required documentation is October 15, 2018.
Required documents include:

•   ERAS Common application form with photograph and personal statement
•   3 professional letters of recommendation
•   Dean’s letter and official transcript
•   ECFMG Status Report for International applicants
•   USMLE score reports (USMLE Step 1, Step 2(CK), Step 2(CS) required  Scores of 230 and above for Steps 1 and 2 are preferred)

Deans letter and transcripts will be the only documentation accepted after the deadline.

Interview dates for the 2018-2019 academic year are November 20th, November 27th, and December 4th

Clinical Elective Rotations:

Medical Students interested in a four-week clinical internship as a fourth year senior elective should contact the Dean of Student Affairs office at (501) 686-5348. All applicants will apply through VSAS (Visiting Student Application Service).


Program Director:
R. Dale Blasier, M.D.
Professor of Orthopaedics
Residency Program Director

Assistant Program Director:
Corey Montgomery, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics
Orthopaedic Oncology

For any questions regarding the UAMS Orthopaedic Surgery Residency please contact:
Darlene Clinton
Residency Coordinator