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​How to Apply to the Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program

In order to be considered for our training program, we require the following:

  1. Completion of the ERAS common application form
  2. A personal statement
  3. Medical school transcripts
  4. A letter of recommendation from the Dean or appropriate officer of your medical school (MSPE)
  5. At least three letters of recommendation from physicians who are acquainted with your work or capabilities
  6. An official copy of board scores

We participate in the ERAS (Electronic Residency Application Services) Program as well as the NRMP Match.

UPMC Hamot is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.

No additional information outside of ERAS is required.

Interviews will be held January 13-15, 2022. The deadline for applications is November 7. The UPMC Hamot Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program will be participating in the AOA/CORD Universal Offer Day on Monday, November 15th.

After reviewing all applications, we will invite candidates to visit and interview at UPMC Hamot. Should you be selected for an interview, we will contact you regarding potential dates to visit.

Contact Us

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