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Applying for Residency

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About this article

After deciding which residency track to pursue, it is time to prepare and send your application to the residency programs you wish to apply for. The Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS®) is used by most residency programs to manage this process, but each program has different application criteria and eligibility requirements.

What you´ll learn
  • How to request letters of recommendation
  • Where to get information about ERAS® if you are a foreign medical graduate
  • What to consider when writing a personal statement
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