The AAMC will absorb the cost of the entire pilot program.
There will be no additional cost to applicants, schools, or programs participating in this pilot.
In order to upload a Lo R, it must already be in a PDF format.
The Lo RP does not have the capability to convert your file into a PDF format.
The ERAS 2020 season will open for preseason setup Thursday, June 20, 2019 for July and September cycle programs and institutions.
Please ensure that everyone at your institution who requires access to the Program Director’s Workstation (PDWS) has the appropriate privileges.
Please Note: The MSPE is not a letter of recommendation and does not need to be finalized as an Lo R and assigned to your programs.
If you are unable to secure the MSPE from your medical school, you must indicate this on the Additional Documents page in the My ERAS application.
ERAS Support Services strongly recommends that MSPEs arrive at ECFMG no later than September 22 if submitted electronically via OASIS or the My ECFMG mobile app.
More than half of the emergency medicine residency programs participating in the ERAS 2018 cycle used applicants’ Standardized Video Interview scores in their selection process and reported being likely to do so again this year.
The AAMC will again offer training materials for program directors that will include: sensitivity to unconscious bias; appropriate use of scores and videos in the selection process; and understanding how to view and retrieve scores and videos from the PDWS.
Registration allows you to: Because interview time is such a busy period for applicants, schools, and programs alike, the ERAS Advisory Committee is working to help raise awareness and offer suggestions for addressing some behaviors that have an impact on the interview process .
Additionally, the AAMC offers a best practice interview guide that provides ideas for conducting effective interviews.