GME Programs

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Application Process

PGY-1 Categorical and Preliminary Positions:

Applications will be accepted only through ERAS (Electronic Residency Application Service), through the AAMC (American Association of Medical Colleges), and participation in the NRMP (National Resident Match Program). We require the following documents from each applicant via ERAS:

  • ERAS Application
  • Personal Statement
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Transcripts
  • Dean’s letter (MSPE)
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • USMLE/COMLEX scores
  • Photograph

PGY-2 Preliminary Positions

These positions will be announced on our website, the APDS (Association of Program Directors in Surgery) website list serve, as well as on the AMA (American Medical Association) website list serve.

Once the positions have been announced, we will require the following documents via email for consideration:

  • Letter of Interest/Personal Statement
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Medical School Diploma and Transcripts
  • Dean’s letter (MSPE)
  • Three letters of recommendation which must include current/former Program Directors
  • A summative competency-based performance evaluation completed by your Program Director
  • USMLE/COMLEX scores
  • ECFMG Certification (if applicable)
  • Current BLS/ACLS/ATLS Certifications
  • Milestones Evaluations
  • Updated and current ACGME Case Log System Defined Category Report
  • Rotation Schedule for all prior training years
  • ABSITE Score Reports for all prior training years
  • Photograph

Interview Process for PGY-1 Positions

After review of applications, invitations to interview will be sent to qualified applicants through ERAS along with scheduling instructions.

MountainView General Surgery Residency Program’s six interview dates for this academic year will be:

Friday, December 1, 2017, afternoon OR Saturday, December 2, 2017, morning

Friday, December 15, 2017, afternoon OR Saturday, December 16, 2017, morning

Friday, January 5, 2018, afternoon OR Saturday, January 6, 2018, morning

A Meet & Greet will be held on the Friday evening between each group of interview sessions. Detailed information will be forwarded to scheduled applicants along with interview day specifics.

Interview Process for PGY-2 Positions

Once all applications have been reviewed, interview offers will be extended to those applicants meeting our criteria.

Interviews for the PGY-2 prelim positions will occur early in 2018.