Apply to Our Program

UNC Orthopaedics offers both a five-year program and a six-year program that includes a research year.  Use these identification numbers:

  • 190038 for ranking the five-year program in Orthopaedics;
  • 190086 for ranking the six-year program in Orthopaedics (that includes a year of research).

We will accept applications only through the Electronic Residency Application System (ERAS).  If you decide to apply, the deadline for receipt of applications for the year 2017 will be October 31, 2016.  All application materials should be submitted through ERAS. Applications received after the deadline will not be accepted. 

Please note carefully that we require the following:

  • a minimum of two letters of recommendation (you may send up to four letters of recommendation);
    • one of which should come from the Chairman of Orthopaedics
    • one from another person, preferably an orthopaedist, with whom you have worked professionally (not a resident, please).

Applicants selected for interviews will be notified by e-mail.