How to Apply

Applying to the Cedars-Sinai General Surgery program is similar to other residency programs. All applications are through ERAS. Please contact ERAS for detailed procedures to complete the application.

All first-year positions are offered through the National Residency Match Program (NRMP) match system. In the upcoming academic year, we will match four Categorical residents and six Preliminary residents, as approved by the Residency Review Committee.

Eligibility: USMLE Step 1 and Step 2 (Step 2 must be completed prior to starting internship); graduation from an accredited US or Canadian Medical School, or valid ECFMG certificate plus eligibility letter from the California Medical Board.


The deadline for submission is Mid-November. Our program is AAMC code# 4400511037.

Applications:

  • Medical school transcripts
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • ECFMG status report (for IMGs only)
  • California Application Status Letter (for IMGs only)
  • USMLE transcripts
  • Dean's letter

After submission of the complete application and designating the Cedars-Sinai program, your application will be reviewed thoroughly and we will select individuals for interviews.

For more information one the surgical residency program by the Program Director, pleaseĀ click here.

2013-2014 Application cycle interview dates:

Friday, December 6, 2013
Friday, December 20, 2013
Friday, January 17, 2014


Please feel free to contact Rebecca Bernstein in our Surgical Education office at Rebecca.Bernstein@cshs.org or (310) 423-6637 for additional information.

We appreciate your interest in our program and look forward to receiving your completed application.