How to Apply
ERAS applications to the Emory University Affiliated Hospitals General Surgery Training Program are accepted through November 1. Complete applications must contain the ERAS common application form, a personal statement, a medical school transcript, a USMLE or COMLEX transcript, and three letters of recommendation. Medical student performance evaluations are accepted through November 5. Graduates of non-LCME accredited medical schools must provide their ECFMG status report. Foreign nationals in the residency are hired on J1 visas only.
Policy Statement Regarding Selection of Residents
The Department of Surgery and the General Surgery Residency Program endeavor to recruit the highest caliber applicants to this program. Criteria for selection include, but are not necessarily limited to, high academic performance, demonstrated leadership, exemplary moral conduct, and a commitment to excellence.
The Department of Surgery and the General Surgery Residency do not discriminate against applicants on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, or veteran status.
The General Surgery Residency receives applications for first-year positions only through the Electronic Residency Application Service and adheres to the regulations of this organization.
The General Surgery Residency selects first-year residents only through the framework of the National Resident Matching Program and adheres to the regulations of this organization.
Contact the General Surgery Residency
Johanna Hinman, MPH, MCHES
Associate Director of Education
General Surgery Residency Program
Office of Surgical Education
H100 Emory University Hospital
1364 Clifton Road, NE
Atlanta, GA 30322