How to Apply

Those who wish to apply to the Tufts Affiliated Hospitals Orthopedic Residency must do so through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC).  We must receive a USMLE Transcript as part of every ERAS application. A minimum of three letters of recommendation are required, but we will accept no more than four letters of recommendation.

All information must be in our office by October 15th. All completed applications are reviewed by the Tufts Resident Selection Committee. Selected applicants are invited for interviews during a Friday and Saturday in December.  We seek residents who combine high academic achievement with leadership and interpersonal skills.

For the 2017-2018 Match year, we will be accepting either the traditional letter of recommendation or  the AOA/CORD Standardized Letter of Recommendation Form, click on the link for the form: Standardized Letter of Recommendation Form for Orthopaedic Surgery.

For questions regarding the Tufts-Affiliated Hospitals Orthopedic Residency Program, please call Starla Pathak, Manager, Educational Programs, at 617-636-5172 or email her at