Residency Applicant Checklist
Complete your MyERAS application.
Note: You are not required to complete the MyERAS application in one sitting and are advised to take your time working
on each section.
Certify and submit your MyERAS application.
Note: Your application must be certiﬁed and submitted in order to apply to programs. Once you have submitted your
MyERAS application, you will not be able to make any changes or updates other than to the information
in the Personal Information section. There are no exceptions.
Uploading and Assigning Documents
Applying to Programs
Search for programs and add them to your Saved Programs.
Before you submit your application materials, contact all programs that you have an interest in to ensure that they are participating in ERAS.
Apply to programs.
Monitor Your Documents and Message Center
Use the Applicant Checklist and Assignments Report to ensure document assignments for programs are accurate and meet
Check your Message Center regularly for messages from programs, ERAS, or the ECFMG (IMGs).
Check your email, voicemail, and postal mail regularly for communications from programs that may be sent outside the ERAS system.
If you have any questions regarding the ERAS process, please contact the ERAS Client Technical Support
Upload Assign Document
Letters of Recommendation (LoRs)
Note: An LoR cannot be assigned to programs until the LoR author uploads it to the Letter
of Recommendation Portal (LoRP).
Medical Student Performance Evaluation (MSPE or “Dean’s Letter”) Note: Automatically assigned.
Medical School Transcript Note: Automatically assigned.
ECFMG Status Report (IMGs only) Note: Automatically assigned.
Send your USMLE and/or COMLEX-USA Transcripts
Note: Instead of uploading your transcript, you must authorize the release of your transcript before
you can assign it to programs.
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