Application Information

If you are applying to:

  • Adult Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine

Your application process is SFMatch.

Everyone else, use the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS)

All 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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