Otolaryngology Residency Application Process

The Otolaryngology Residency Program at Wake Forest School of Medicine  we will fill three - PGY1 positions for the upcoming 2019 Match.

Application Process

Prospective residents interested in pursuing the Otolaryngology Residency program are required to apply through the Electronic Residency Application System (ERAS) and the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP).

Candidates who match will be notified by email of available dates to schedule an interview. Interview dates are January 24-25, 2020. 

Application Deadline

Applications for our program must be submitted and complete by midnight on Sunday, October 14, 2019. Applications received thereafter can not be considered.

Application Status: Applicants will be notified the 2nd week of November 2019.

Submitting an Application

  1. Complete your application through ERAS
  2. Register with the NRMP

Required Documents

As part of the ERAS process, prospective residents will need to submit the following documentation:

  • Completed ERAS application
  • USMLE Step I, and II (Required for both MD and DO Medical Students)
  • MSPE uploaded by their school's Deans Office
  • Medical School Transcript
  • ECFMG Certification (Foreign Medical School graduates only)
  • Personal statement or letter of interest explaining career choice and goals
  • Three letters of recommendation to be addressed to the program director
  • Current photograph (Preferred but not required)

Interview Process

Invitations for interviews will be sent by email from our residency coordinator.

Interview Dates: January 24-25, 2020

Foreign Medical Graduates

We accept foreign medical graduates into our program. We look for well qualified candidates and prefer applicants that have had U.S. clinical experience within the application year. If you need work authorization, our institution accepts J-1 Visas, Employment Authorization Documentation (EAD) and green cards.