Application Procedure
and Interview Process

Application Procedure

The following information outlines the process for medical students applying for a surgical internship, beginning July 1, 2020, continuing into a general surgery residency on July 1, 2021.

Applicants must have their files completed for screening prior to receiving an invitation to interview. Applications must be submitted using ERAS.

A completed ERAS application contains the following documents:

  • ERAS application
  • MSPE letter (Dean’s Letter) – after November 1st
  • 3 -5 letters of recommendation*
  • USMLE I and II scores
  • Medical school transcript

*While your letters of recommendation should be addressed to the Program Director, please send them via ERAS.

Molly Burke-Poole

Molly Burke-Poole

Machenize Eason

Machenize Eason

Interview Process

The General Surgery Review Committee will screen all applicants, and invitations will be issued. Upon receipt of the invitation, please contact Machenize Eason at 502.852.1895 or Molly Burke-Poole at 502.852.0325 to arrange your interview according to the following schedule:

  • Friday, October 25, 2019
  • Friday, November 8, 2019
  • Friday, December 6, 2019

Interview days begin at 6:30 a.m. and end at approximately 3 p.m.

Dr. Kelly M. McMasters, Department Chairman, will give an overview of the program. Candidates will have 3 half-hour interviews with surgery faculty in addition to an interview with Dr. McMasters. Residents will join candidates for lunch, as well as lead small-group tours of the medical campus.