How to Apply

Surgery residents at an Indians Game

It is important that entering residents fit well in our department and program, develop long-lasting career relationships with our faculty and have a satisfying training experience that positions them to be successful in their career. Our program accepts applications through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).

All applicants must submit these documents:

  • Completed ERAS application
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Three current letters of reference
  • Dean's letter and transcripts
  • United States Medical Licensing Exam scores, passed on first attempt

In addition, we require all applicants to answer an online survey after we have received your completed ERAS application. We recommend applicants complete the survey in one sitting in a quiet environment, using a personal computer. The survey may take up to 30 minutes and must be completed by a specific date and time (to be provided) for your application to be considered.

Interview Dates

  • Friday, November 20, 2020
  • Wednesday, December 9, 2020
  • Friday, December 11, 2020
  • Friday, December 18, 2020
  • Wednesday, January 13, 2021
  • Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Learn more about Interview Day

Additional Information for International Graduates

  • International medical graduates are considered for the preliminary internship year only
  • J-1 visa supported
  • United States Medical Licensing Exam must be passed on the first attempt
  • Education Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates certification is required by June 1
  • Current letters of reference from U.S. physicians are preferred
  • Graduation from medical school within the past two years is required

For More Information, please contact:

Deb Marti

Deb Marti

Primary Contact
Academic Coordinator
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
Department of Surgery
11100 Euclid Ave, Lakeside 7th Floor, Rm 7112
Cleveland, OH 44106
216-844-0326
deborah.marti@uhhospitals.org

Jaclyn Buffington MBA, HCA

Department of Surgery, Administrator
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
Department of Surgery
11100 Euclid Ave., Lakeside 7th Floor
Cleveland, OH 44106
216-844-7981
Jaclyn.Buffington@UHhospitals.org

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