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ERAS Support Closed Monday

In observance of Independence Day, ERAS and the AAMC will be closed Monday, July 4.

All support services will resume Tuesday, July 5, at 8 a.m. ET.

Welcome to the ERAS 2017 Season

The ERAS 2017 season will open for preseason setup the week of June 20 for your institution and July Cycle programs. Once the season opens, please ensure all users who need access to application materials are invited into the system with the appropriate privileges. If staff have departed from your program/institution, please be sure to “Revoke” their PDWS role. All “Active” and “Verified” users have been migrated from the previous season - there is no need to re-invite these users.

Program users are invited to join us during the week of June 20th for informational webinar sessions. Please register below based on your availability:

PDWS Introduction & Overview:
July 5, 2 p.m. ET

PDWS Enhancements & Updates:
July 7, 2 p.m. ET

Ask ERAS! Q & A Session:
July 12, 11 a.m. ET
July 14, 2 p.m. ET
July 19, 11 a.m. ET
July 21, 2 p.m. ET

For those who cannot attend, webinar recording, tutorials, job aids, and the Web-based user guide will be available through the ERAS Community site.

ERAS 2017 Registration

ERAS 2017 registration is now open for DMEs (Directors of Medical Education), and DIOs (Designated Institution Officials).

Registration with ERAS allows you to:

  • Designate an ERAS contact;
  • Update contact information;

Note: Program should include their Web address in their listing to ensure that applicants have access to relevant information such as program accreditation, requirements, and deadlines

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 at 202-828-0413 or

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 these resources:

Please be advised:

Nephrology, Adult Infectious Disease, and Sleep Medicine have voluntarily implemented the All-In Policy for their Fellowship Matches in the NRMP Specialties Matching Service® (SMS®). ERAS is working with the respective specialty leadership groups to facilitate their transition and, if your Match sponsor (specialty leadership) requests, has agreed not to allow non-Match programs to have access to ERAS applications. This is a decision made by the Match sponsor and should you have any questions pertaining to the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), please reach out to your specialty leadership for more details.

Expected Visa/Employment Authorization Status - DACA

We have recently added DACA - Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals to the Visa drop down list in the MyERAS application.  As with other Visas, you will be able to filter on this type and also be able to view the information in the View Applications page.

Download DACA 2015 

More News and Announcements

What's New in Academic Medicine - May

New Specialties for ERAS 2017

Complex General Surgical Oncology-New Recruitment Cycle

Pediatric Pulmonary - New Recruitment Cycle

Pediatric Gastroenterology - New Recruitment Cycle

Welcome to the ERAS 2017 Season

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Upcoming Dates

May 31

End of ERAS 2016 season

July 15

AOA residency and July cycle fellowship programs start receiving applications.

Quick Resources

Have a question?
Check the Support Forum before emailing/calling in.

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

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