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ERAS® for Medical Schools: Timeline

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For applicant specific information, please see the residency applicant timeline and website.


June 6

  • ERAS opens for the 2020 season; schools gain access to the Dean's Office WorkStation (DWS).
  • DWS user guide is available online.
  • US Medical Schools begin generating and distributing tokens to USMGs.
  • MyERAS opens to applicants to register and start working on their applications.
  • US Medical Schools may begin processing/uploading supporting documents.


September 5

  • Applicants start applying to ACGME   -  accredited residency programs.

September 15

  • ACGME-accredited residency programs start receiving applications.
    • Note: The displayed date in the Program Director’s Work Station (PDWS) for residency applicants who apply between September 5 and 14 will be September 15.


October 1

  • Medical School Performance Evaluations (MSPEs) are released to residency programs. *MSPEs can be uploaded at any time and are sent to all programs an applicant applies to, but are not visible to ACGME accredited residency programs until October 1, 2019.




  • Urology match results are available.



  • National Resident Matching Program® (NRMP®) Main Residency Match®
    • NRMP® main residency match results released.
  • Supplemental Offer and Acceptance Program® (SOAP)


May 31

  • ERAS 2020 season concludes.