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How to Apply

The Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Maimonides Medical Center participates in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP). Each year, we match three residents. All applications are handled through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) at

Complete details and timelines are available on the ERAS website. Applicants to the Residency Program must submit the following:

  1. ERAS application
  2. The following supporting materials are submitted through ERAS:
    • Dean's letter
    • Medical School transcripts
    • Three (3) letters of recommendation (at least one of which should be from a member of the applicant's orthopedic faculty)
    • USMLE/NBME scores
    • A personal statement

The Department of Orthopedic Surgery accepts applications for its residency program beginning September 1st and ending November 1st.

Once all applications have been received, the selection committee reviews your file. If selected, invitations to interview are sent in late November and early December.

Maimonides Medical Center complies with federal and city laws and orders prohibiting discrimination in employment. Such discrimination includes race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, handicap, marital status or sexual orientation.