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This page contains current and historical data related to ERAS applicants and applications. It includes Specialty Specific DataCross Specialty Applicant Data, and quick reference Data Shots.

Preliminary Data (ERAS 2020)

Preliminary Data is collected October - April (excluding March) during the current ERAS season. Email notices are sent out each month once the data is available.

Historical Specialty Specific Data

Aggregated specialty specific data on the number of ERAS applicants and the average number of applications by applicant and by program. This data is broken down by USMG/IMG, School Type, Gender, Self Identification, and other identifiers.

Program Type

ERAS Season

Specialty

ACGME Residency

2015 - 2019

By Applicant

By Program

AOA Residency

2015 - 2019

By Applicant

By Program

ACGME Fellowship

2015 - 2019

By Applicant

By Program

AOA Fellowship

2015 - 2019

By Applicant

By Program

Cross Specialty Applicant Data

Cross Specialty Applicant Data represents the number of applicants applying to both specialty X and specialty Y. Numbers on the main diagonal, highlighted in bold, represent the total number of applicants for that specialty.

Cross Specialty Applicant Data - ERAS 2019
Residencies (PDF) Surgical Residencies (PDF)
Fellowship Internal Medicine Subspecialties (PDF) Fellowship Pediatric Subspecialties (PDF)
Historical Cross Specialty Data
Residencies ERAS 2018 (PDF) ERAS 2017 (PDF) ERAS 2016 (PDF) ERAS 2015 (PDF)
Surgical Residencies ERAS 2018 (PDF) ERAS 2017 (PDF) ERAS 2016 (PDF) ERAS 2015 (PDF)
Fellowship Internal Medicine Subspecialties ERAS 2018 (PDF) ERAS 2017 (PDF) ERAS 2016 (PDF) ERAS 2015 (PDF)
Fellowship Pediatric Subspecialties ERAS 2018 (PDF) ERAS 2017 (PDF) ERAS 2016 (PDF) ERAS 2015 (PDF)

Data Shot

Top 5 Residency Specialties by Average Applications per Applicant for USGs

Rank ERAS 2019 ERAS 2018 ERAS 2017 ERAS 2016 ERAS 2015
1 Urology 70 Orthopaedic Surgery 75 Orthopaedic Surgery 73 Orthopaedic Surgery 79 Orthopaedic Surgery 70
2 Orthopaedic Surgery 69 Urology 68 Urology 67 Urology 67 Dermatology 66
3 Otolaryngology 66 Neurological Surgery 68 Neurological Surgery 67 Dermatology 59 Urology 62
4 Neurological Surgery 64 Dermatology 59 Dermatology 62 Surgery-General (Categorical) 50 Otolaryngology 52
5 Obstetrics and Gynecology 60 Surgery-General (Categorical) 51 Obstetrics and Gynecology 50 Otolaryngology 49 Neurological Surgery 44

Top 5 Residency Specialties by Average Applications per Applicant for IMGs

Rank ERAS 2019 ERAS 2018 ERAS 2017 ERAS 2016 ERAS 2015
1 Internal Medicine 85 Internal Medicine 83 Internal Medicine 80 Internal Medicine 76 Internal Medicine 70
2 Internal Medicine (Categorical) 83 Internal Medicine (Categorical) 80 Internal Medicine (Categorical) 78 Internal Medicine- Categorical 72 Internal Medicine- Categorical 67
3 Surgery-General (Categorical) 66 Family Medicine 64 Family Medicine 61 Family Medicine 59 Family Medicine 54
4 Family Medicine 64 Urology 57 Urology 54 Orthopaedic Surgery 52 Orthopaedic Surgery 44
5 Neurological Surgery 49 Surgery-General (Categorical) 52 Surgery-General (Categorical) 52 Surgery-General Categorical 48 Obstetrics and Gynecology 42

Top 3 Fellowship Specialties by Average Applications per Applicant for USGs

Rank ERAS 2019 ERAS 2018 ERAS 2017 ERAS 2016 ERAS 2015
1 Gastroenterology (Internal Medicine) 58 Gastroenterology (Internal Medicine) 56 Gastroenterology (Internal Medicine) 55 Gastroenterology (Internal Medicine) 47 Gastroenterology (Internal Medicine) 41
2 Cardiovascular Disease (Internal Medicine) 48 Cardiovascular Disease (Internal Medicine) 43 Cardiovascular Disease (Internal Medicine) 41 Pediatric Surgery (General Surgery) 40 Cardiovascular Disease (Internal Medicine 36
3 Vascular Surgery (General Surgery) 43 Gynecologic Oncology (Obstetrics and Gynecology) 40 Vascular Surgery (General Surgery) 39 Cardiovascular Disease (Internal Medicine) 39 Gynecologic Oncology (ABOG Accredited) 34

Top 3 Fellowship Specialties by Average Applications per Applicant for IMGs

Rank ERAS 2019 ERAS 2018 ERAS 2017 ERAS 2016 ERAS 2015
1 Cardiovascular Disease (Internal Medicine) 98 Cardiovascular Disease (Internal Medicine) 96 Cardiovascular Disease (Internal Medicine) 92 Cardiovascular Disease (Internal Medicine) 87 Cardiovascular Disease (Internal Medicine) 79
2 Gastroenterology (Internal Medicine) 85 Gastroenterology (Internal Medicine) 84 Gastroenterology (Internal Medicine) 87 Gastroenterology (Internal Medicine) 83 Gastroenterology (Internal Medicine) 72
3 Hematology and Oncology (Internal Medicine) 69 Hematology and Oncology (Internal Medicine) 68 Hematology and Oncology (Internal Medicine) 67 Hematology and Oncology (Internal Medicine) 64 Hematology and Oncology (Internal Medicine) 61

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