How to Apply

Application Process

Mount Sinai’s Department of Orthopaedic Surgery offers four resident positions per year. Applications are accepted only through ERAS (Electronic Residency Application Service). Approximately 50 applicants are invited for interviews. All of our positions are in the NRMP (National Resident Matching Program) and we rank only those who are personally interviewed.

A complete application consists of the following items:

  • ERAS Common Application
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Dean's letter
  • Medical school transcript
  • Three letters of recommendation along with a Universal Supplemental Evaluation Form for each
  • United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) scores
  • Personal statement

Our deadline for completed applications is November 1.

For further information regarding our program, go to FREIDA Online (Fellowship and Residency Electronic Interactive Database) at the American Medical Association (AMA) home page or find us in the Green Book (Graduate Medical Education Directory).


Frequently Asked Questions by Applicants from International Medical Schools

Are International Medical Graduates accepted?
Yes, we do accept IMG applications through ERAS. However, acceptance into our program for both IMGs and U.S. Medical Graduates is highly competitive.

Which visas do you accept?
J1 and H1B.

Are there cutoff scores for the program?
No, we do not have strict cutoff scores. We prefer to evaluate applicants more thoroughly.

Is there an age cutoff?

We are available by telephone or e-mail should you have any additional inquiries.



Our deadline for completed applications is November 1.

Contact Us

Bridgette Hyde
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Tel: 212-241-1621
Fax: 212-241-9429

5 East 98th Street
Box 1188
New York, NY 10029