Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS)

Most first year appointments are made through the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP). Ochsner participates in the Electronic Residency Application System (ERAS).


Required Documentation


  • Personal statement
  • CV
  • Dean's letter
  • Transcripts
  • At least 3 letters of recommendation from physicians who have supervised you in a clinical setting
  • USMLE transcripts

PGY 2 and above

  • All documents listed above
  • Certificate(s) of previous training
  • Medical school diploma


  • All documents listed above (dean's letter optional)
  • Must submit a recommendation letter from Current Program Director

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Contact GME

Ochsner Clinic Foundation
1401 Jefferson Highway
Academic Center, 1st Floor
New Orleans, LA 70121

(p) 504-842-3260
(f) 504-842-3193

Monday - Friday,
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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