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General Surgery Residency Application Process

We accept applications through the ERAS system.

Interview Dates

General Surgery Interview Dates 2019-2020:

September 20, 2019 – Tulane Day

October 11, 2019 – Tulane Day

October 25, 2019 – All Applicants

November 15, 2019 - All Applications

November 22, 2019 – All Applicants

December 13, 2019 – All Applicants

January 10, 2020 – All Applicants

We review applications thoroughly, with a particular interest in candidates demonstrating motivation, personal character, and commitment to excellence.

To be eligible for selection, an applicant must:

  1. Be in good standing/graduate from an allopathic medical school in the U.S. or Canada that is accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) or
  2. Be in good standing/graduate from an osteopathic medical school in the U.S. or Canada that is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (OAO) or
  3. Be in good standing/graduate from a medical school outside of the U.S. or Canada who meets the following qualifications:

    - Be a U.S. citizen or Be a non-U.S. citizen that does not require Visa sponsorship

We use a rolling interview offer process.  Completed applications will be reviewed in the order they are received and interviews will be offered accordingly.  Applications are considered complete when the following documents have been received. 

  • ERAS Application
  • Three Letters of Recommendation
  • USMLE Scores Part 1
  • Medical School Transcript

For ranking, USMLE Part II Score and a Dean's letter are required but they are not required to be considered for an interview.

The Tulane General Surgery Residency participates in the National Resident Matching Program:

  • NRMP number for categorical positions is 3073440C0
  • NRMP number for first-year preliminary positions is 3073440P1