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Applying to the Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program at UPMC Hamot

How to Apply

Our program participates in ERAS (Electronic Residency Application Services) as well as the NRMP Match. The program has elected to participate in the ERAS supplemental application and use of the ERAS application for signaling purposes should be used at the discretion of the applicant.

In order to be considered for our training program, applicants are required to complete all components of the ERAS common application form, including

  • A personal statement
  • Medical school transcripts
  • A letter of recommendation from the Dean or appropriate officer of your medical school (MSPE)
  • At least three letters of recommendation from physicians who are acquainted with your work or capabilities
  • Official copies of board scores

Interviews will be held in January. The deadline for applications is October 31st. The UPMC Hamot Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program does participate in the AOA/CORD Universal Offer Day.

How to Request a Clinical Rotation

To request a clinical rotation experience with the Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program at UPMC Hamot, please visit the Rotating at UPMC Hamot website for more information and instructions.

Contact Us

For more information regarding the Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program at UPMC Hamot, please contact Michalle Schodt, GME Senior Department Manager, at 814-877-6253 or