Residency Program Overview
Yale New Haven Hospital Orthopaedic Residency Program is sponsored by the Yale New Haven Hospital and approved by the accredited council for graduate medical education. This web site contains all of our published information of the program. Specifically, questions may be directed to the Program Registrar Kathy Umlauf at email@example.com.
Specific aspects of the program are listed under the tabs listed on the left.
Application to the program
All entering PGY-1 residents are selected through the National Resident Matching Plan via the ERAS electronic application process. All complete applications are considered and the deadline for applications each year is November 1st. Applications are considered in their totality and no specific limits are established for any of the components of the application. Candidates selected for interviews are invited to New Haven in December and January.
In accordance with the National Resident Matching Plan requirements, a copy of the contract the applicant will be expected to sign if matched to the program and the policies on visa status and eligibility for appointment are available for review (see attached Yale-New Haven Hospital sample contract).
ERAS application through your Medical School Deans office.
- Personal statement should be no longer than one (1) page
- An ERAS formatted CV
- Three or four letters of recommendation, preferably from at least one Orthopaedic Surgeon with whom you have worked.
- Referee Evaluation Form
Requested for each letter of recommendation written. This form should be faxed by the person(s) writing the recommendation letter.
- Dean's letter
- Copy of board scores (if taken)
- Official transcript from medical school
- Application dates: November 1, 2012
- Interview dates: November 16, 2012 & December 14, 2012