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Resources for Clinical Advisors: 2021-2022 Residency Application Guide

ERAS 2022 Participating Specialties & Programs

Please note, several specialties have issued additional requirements for the upcoming season. This additional information can be found by either following the instructions below to display directly on this page or by downloading a comprehensive list of all specialties (both residency and fellowships) that have issued requirements available via the ERAS Specialties with Additional Information Report.

Supplemental ERAS for 2021-2022 Residency Application

Eligible Specialties:

  • Dermatology
  • General surgery (categorical only)
  • Internal medicine (categorical and preliminary)

Accessing the Application

The application process is initiated when an applicant saves one or more programs in dermatology, general surgery, or internal medicine in the MyERAS application.

After you save a program, the AAMC will send you an invitation email with a personalized link to the supplemental application.

  1. AAMC will begin sending email invitations on Sept. 1, 2021. Emails will be sent from the email address SuppERASApp@aamc.org.
  2. AAMC will send invitation emails daily from Sept. 1 through Sept. 30, 2021, to applicants who save or apply to a program in one of the participating specialties.
  3. AAMC will send weekly reminder emails between Sept. 1 and Sept. 30 until you complete the supplemental application.
  4. AAMC will send a confirmation email after you submit the supplemental application.

Supplemental ERAS Timeline

  • Wednesday, September 1 – Thursday, September 19 will be available to programs on Wednesday, September 29 at 9 a.m. ET
  • Monday, September 20 – Thursday, September 30 will be available to programs on Wednesday, October 6 at 9 a.m. ET.

Supplemental ERAS® Application Guide

  • Past Experience: Identify up to 5 meaningful experiences, Fill out experience questions, Write up to 300 characters for why the experience was meaningful for each five experience, Write up to 750 characters other impactful experiences
  • Geographic Information: Geographic Division Preference, Urban or Rural Setting Preference (Write up to 300 characters about your urban and rural setting)
    • Geographic information will NOT be shared with general surgery programs
  • Preference Signaling: Dermatology (3), General Surgery-Categorical (5), Internal Medicine-Categorical (5), Internal Medicine-Preliminary (5)
  • NOT including your home institution and completed in-person away rotation or subinternship

Programs participating in the supplemental ERAS application

Supplemental ERAS Application 101 Webinar (applicants)

Virtual Open House

Please follow residency program’s social media.

2021 Program Director Report  (PDF)

ERAS 2021-2022 Cycle

Residency programs may begin to review applications and Medical Student Performance Evaluations (MSPEs) on Wednesday, September 29 at 9 a.m. ET. Applications submitted on or before Sept. 29 at 9 a.m. ET will display an application date of “September 29” to programs. Applications submitted after September 29 will display the actual application date.