Application Process

NRMP CODES
Position: Five year Categorical Orthopaedic Surgery
NRMP Code: 1848160C0

REQUIREMENTS
The University of Kentucky Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program participates in the Electronic Residency Application System (ERAS) and only accepts electronic applications through ERAS. Contact your medical school or ECFMG to complete the application. All ERAS materials should be available in your medical school Dean's office by July or August. The ERAS application includes:

  • Electronic Application
  • Personal Statement
  • Medical School Transcript
  • Wallet sized photo
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Dean's Letter
  • USMLE scores

Foreign medical graduates will need to contact ECFMG (Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates) regarding ERAS applications. ECFMG will transmit the application to the University of Kentucky.

All applications must be received by October 1, 2017. Only complete applications will be considered.

Please include an e-mail address with your application. We will respond to questions or concerns by e-mail. Questions or comments can be sent by e-mail to the following address: Chris.Tutsch@uky.edu

INTERVIEW DATES
Interview Dates for 2018 will be:
January 19 and 20, 2018 at UK.  

VISITING UK
The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery wants your stay in Lexington to be informative. A welcome reception will be held the nights prior to each interview. If you are offered an interview you will receive more information.

On your interview date, you will be given a tour of the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center and the hospital facilities.