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Department of Orthopedics

Department of Orthopedics

Prospective Residents

The CU Orthopedic Surgery Residency Program accepts applications for PGY 1 residency positions through the ERAS application system. Six PGY-1 positions are available each year. Applications are accepted from September 15 through November 1. Interviews will be held January 7-8, 2015. Invitations for interviews will be sent the middle of November. 

How to Apply

A completed ERAS application must include the following:

  • 3 letters of recommendation (up to 4 may be submitted)
  • Personal Statement
  • Copy of USMLE Step 1 scores 
  • Copy of USMLE Step 2 scores if available 
  • Completed ERAS Curriculum Vitae
  • Medical School Transcript  
  • Medical School Dean's Letter (MSPE)
Applications submitted by International Medical Graduates must also include the following:

Residents in our program must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, asylee, or possess the appropriate documentation to allow Resident to legally train at the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine.