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Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine






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

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*
*Although USMLE transcripts may appear as optional on the ERAS application we require that these scores be included. You will need to request official transcripts from NBME be mailed to us through ERAS.

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 November 1, 2013. 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:

Interview Dates for 2013-14 will be:
January 3 and 4, 2014 at UK.  

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery wants your stay in Lexington to be informative. A Welcome Reception will be held the Friday night prior to each Saturday 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.

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