Application Instructions

Dear Applicant:

Per AAMC recommendations and University of Washington Graduate Medical Education rules, we will be conducting all in-person interviews this season.

  • Our two interview dates are Friday, January 26 and Saturday, January 27, 2024.
  1. Contact your Student Affairs office for processing procedures for your ERAS application.

  2. Submit the following items through ERAS:
    • Completed ERAS application
    • Personal statement
    • Medical School Transcript
    • Three Standardized Letter of Recommendation (eSLOR) Forms     EXCEPTIONS:  Your Chair, Research PhD, or non-surgeons are NOT required to use the CORD eSLOR form and are welcome to submit their narrative LOR in ERAS.
    • USMLE Transcript
    • Medical School Dean's Letter
    • We require USMLE Step 1 and Step 2 score reports.
    • Completion of our 2-page secondary application (Available Sept. 1- Deadline Oct. 1, 2023)
  3. CLICK HERE to access the AOA/CORD Standardized Letter of Recommendation (eSLOR) Form*. The AOA/CORD Standardized Letter of Recommendation (eSLOR) must be uploaded in ERAS by your letter writer.  NOTE:  File upload size is limited to 500 KB in ERAS  *Please note:   We prefer the AOA/CORD Standardized Letter of Recommendation (eSLOR) but also accept narrative letters.
  4. To assure complete and timely review of your application, we must receive all materials by October 1, 2023.  After the screening process has been completed, all applicants will be notified by e-mail of their interview status.

Thank you for applying to our program. If you have any questions, please contact me at 206.744.4930 or

Best regards,

Angela Weiss

Program Administrator
Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program
University of Washington
Seattle, WA