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How to Apply

We accept applications through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) system. In a commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion, our recruitment committee annually undergoes extensive training on implicit bias. We review applications thoroughly, with an interest in candidates who model our core principles - candidates committed to education, who think differently, who believe in the spirit of teamwork, and who welcome the uniqueness of our patient population.

Applications are considered complete when the following documents have been received:

  • ERAS Application
  • Three Letters of Recommendation
  • USMLE Scores Step I
  • Medical School Transcript

USMLE Step II scores and a Dean's letter are required for ranking but not required to be considered for an interview.

To be eligible for selection, an applicant must:

  1. Be a U.S. citizen or a non-U.S. citizen that does not require visa sponsorship or is eligible for J1 visa sponsorship and
  2. 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
  • an osteopathic medical school in the U.S. or Canada that is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (OAO) or
  • a medical school outside of the U.S. or Canada that is accredited by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG)


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

  • NRMP number for categorical positions is 3073440C0
  • NRMP number for  preliminary positions is 3073440P1


2022-2023 Interviews

All interviews will be virtual for 2022-2023 interview season.

Interview Dates

  • October 26, 2022
  • November 9, 2022
  • November 29, 2022
  • December 2, 2022
  • December 13, 2022
  • January 10, 2023

Candidate Reception

All applicants who are extended an interview will be invited to visit New Orleans for an optional in-person tour and reception to meet faculty and current residents. The 2022-2023 Candidate Reception will be held on February 3rd at the Eliza Jane Hotel.