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Residency Application Process

All applicants must apply through the Electronic Residency Application System (ERAS). In order for your application to be considered as complete, it must include the following: 

  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • ERAS common application form 
  • Personal statement 
  • At least 3 letters of recommendation (but the program will accept 4)
  • United State Medical Licensure Exam (USMLE) Step 1 score. Step 2 scores may be submitted as well 
  • Medical school transcript 

Opening of ERAS for Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program applications: September 15, 2017 

Deadline for 2018 Match applications for the Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program: October 9, 2017

Interview Dates - 2018 Match
    December 8-9, 2017

Interview Selection Committee

  • Ethan R. Wiesler, MD - Residency Program Director, Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Jason J. Halvorson, MD - Associate Program Director, Orthopaedic Traumatology
  • Tadhg J. O'Gara, MD - Associate Program Director, Spine
  • Cynthia Emory, MD - Vice Chair, Musculoskeletal Oncology
  • John Birkedal, MD - Spine Surgery
  • Aaron T. Scott, MD - Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Tom L. Smith, PhD - Basic Science, Director - Orthopaedic Research Laboratory
  • Chief Residents

Quick Reference

Residency Program, Orthopaedic Surgery
Artina Dawkins, MPA, C-TAGME
Residency Program Coordinator

Telephone 336-716-3448
FAX 336-716-3861
Patients 336-716-8200


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