Advocate General Surgery Residency

The Advocate Surgery Residency Program participates in the National Residency Matching Program (the match) and accepts applications only through ERAS (the Electronic Residency Application Service).

Application Requirements

1. Complete the ERAS common application form which includes:

a. Dean’s letter

b. Medical School Transcript

c. Personal Statement

d. Relevant test scores

e. Three letters of recommendation

f. ECFMG certification is required where applicable

2. Complete the NRMP match on AAMC website

The Advocate Surgery Residency ERAS program number is: 2117440C0

The preliminary position ERAS number is: 2117440P0

We will begin reviewing applications and sending interview invitations in October.


Interviews Dates for 2021-22

November 9

November 22

December 2

December 15

January 6

January 18

January 20 (Preliminary Candidates)

We will be conducting interviews virtually this cycle due to the ongoing pandemic. During the interview you will learn more about the program and interview with the program director and faculty members.

Contact our Program Coordinator Katie Esparza

Program FAQ

How many categorical and preliminary positions do we have?

We have 7 categorical general surgery openings and 2 general surgery preliminary openings.

What are the resident salaries this year?

PGY 1: $ 62,000

PGY 2: $ 63,000

PGY 3: $ 65,000

PGY 4: $ 68,000

PGY 5: $ 70,000

Benefits include:

  • 20 paid vacation days

  • Education days based upon program research achievement

Do we sponsor J1 visas?

Yes, we sponsor J1 visas

[Katie Esparza] [Email] [Program Coordinator]