This summer, newly minted fourth year medical students across the country will flock to the Association of American Medical Colleges’ (AAMC) Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) in order to apply to allopathic residency programs. Most medical schools sent students their individualized token in the late-Spring or early-Summer so that they may enter the system and start populating the numerous sections such as general information, experience, publications and personal statement. The system is also used to send instructions to your letter of recommendation authors on how to submit a letter on your behalf to include with your application. The first day to submit your application for the MyERAS 2016 cycle will be September 15, 2015. Similar to the MyERAS 2015 cycle, your Medical Student Performance Evaluation (MSPE) will be released on October 1, 2015. The interview cycle can run from October-February with National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) rank order lists due by February 24, 2016. Match Day for the 2016 cycle will be on Friday, March 18th, 2016.
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