Application Process For A Graduate Of An Osteopathic School (DO)

If you are or will be a graduate of an Osteopathic Medical School (DO):

This year’s deadline for submission of a completed application is November 1, 2011.

Please submit all of the required application materials (NO PAPER APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED)

Osteopathic students and graduates MUST have taken USMLE Step I and be scheduled or have taken Step II and awaiting for their score in order to be granted an interview.R APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED)

The following are required application materials:

  • ERAS Application
  • USMLE Scores Steps I & II (or date the part II of exam is to be taken)
  • Medical School Transcripts
  • Photograph
  • CV/Resume
  • Personal Statement
  • Current CPR, ACLS or BLS certificate
  • Three letters of recommendation (at least two from Orthopaedic Surgeons and/or Chair or Program Director from an Orthopaedic Surgery Program)
  • Dean’s Letter

Interview dates for 2012-2013 applicants will be held on January 6, 2012 and January 27, 2012 at the University of California, Irvine Medical Center in Orange County, California. Applications for the Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program is conducted and accepted ONLY through the Electronic Residency Program Application Service (ERAS – NO MATERIALS WILL BE ACCEPTED OUTSIDE OF ERAS. All applicants will be notified if an interview has been granted via ERAS e-mail.

UC Irvine, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Training Program provides a five-year continuous program. We DO NOT offer preliminary positions in which an intern or resident may plan to transition into a fellowship before completing residency training.

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The University of California, in accordance with applicable Federal and State law and University policy, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy*, disability, age, medical condition (cancer-related), ancestry, marital status, citizenship, sexual orientation, or status as a Vietnam-era veteran or special disabled veteran. The University also prohibits sexual harassment. This nondiscrimination policy covers admission, access, and treatment in University programs and activities.

Inquiries regarding the University's student-related nondiscrimination policies may be directed to:
Kirsten K. Quanbeck
Assistant Executive Vice Chancellor,
Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity,
4500 Berkeley Place,
Irvine, CA 92697-1130
Phone: (949) 824-5594
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*Pregnancy includes pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth.