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ERAS 2018 Season at a Glance


Season preparation

  • Programs are encouraged to update their websites to reflect requirements and deadlines for applicants

June 6

  • ERAS 2018 seasons opens

July 6

  • DO applicants begin applying to AOA-accredited residency programs.
  • Applicants begin applying to July cycle ACGME and AOA fellowship programs

July 15

  • AOA residency programs start receiving applications.
  • July cycle ACGME and AOA fellowship programs start receiving applications.
  • July cycle program users with a Reviewer/Interviewer role will gain access to the PDWS.

ERAS 2018 Registration

ERAS 2018 registration is now open for DMEs (Directors of Medical Education), DIOs (Designated Institution Officials), and programs.

Registration with ERAS allows you to:

  • Designate an ERAS contact
  • Update contact information
  • Indicate your program participation status in ERAS

How to Register

To register, please visit EAM (ERAS Account Maintenance). You will need your login ID and password (sent via email) to access the system. If you have not received your registration email, please contact the ERAS HelpDesk or at 202-828-0413.

  • Your login ID and password are case sensitive, so be sure to use lowercase letters only when logging in to EAM.
  • Confirm your program’s participation status. The participation status will be listed under the Account Overview Tab.
  • Update contact information pertaining to your program in order to ensure you receive ERAS emails.
  • Program should include their web address in their program listing information section to ensure that applicants have access to relevant information such as program accreditation, requirements, and deadlines.

Note: Even after registration is complete, you may continue to access EAM to make program updates throughout the season.

To assist you during the registration process, please utilize the FAQ:

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Upcoming Dates

April 2017

Registration for the ERAS 2018 begins

Quick Resources

Looking for ERAS data?
Check the ERAS Statistics page for current and historical data about applicants and applications.

Looking for training resources?
Webinar recordings, tutorials, job aids, and the Web-based user guide are available through the ERAS Community site.

Supported Browsers

  • Latest Version of Chrome
  • Latest Version of Firefox
  • Internet Explorer 10 and 11

Note: ERAS does not enforce any browser restrictions, but ERAS does not support Safari.