2nd Year Residents 2019-20
2nd Year Residents 2019-20

PGY1 Applications

The University of Washington Affiliated Hospitals Emergency Medicine Program accepts PGY1 applications only through ERAS– the Electronic Residency Application Service, administered by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC). 

Required documents

The following items are required as part of your ERAS application:

Personal Statement

Please submit a brief personal statement telling us something about yourself, your plans for residency training, and your career goals in emergency medicine.

Medical School Transcript

We require an official copy of your medical school transcript.

Dean's Letter

Ask your medical school to provide a copy of your Dean's letter. Your Dean's letter is required to complete your application.

Letters of Recommendation

One Standard Letter of Evaluation (SLOE) is required for your application; two are preferred. You should, therefore, complete your Emergency Medicine rotations as soon as possible.

Anyone with prior residency training must submit a letter from their program director.

USMLE Scores

Your USMLE Step 1 score is required to apply. Step 2 scores are preferred but not required to complete your application.


The UW Emergency Medicine Residency Program may accept foreign national physicians meeting UW Eligibility and Selection requirements into its residency program. Foreign nationals requiring visa sponsorship must obtain a J-1 visa sponsored by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG). The UW EM program does not provide H-1B sponsorship for residents.

Important Dates

October 15th: Last day to apply. Applications received after this date may not be reviewed.

December 15th: All interview offers or wait list notifications will be made on or before this date.