Application Procedure

The UCSF Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery is pleased to accept applications for the 2024-25 Match later this year. We will be downloading applications through ERAS. Our interview dates for this past cycle were January 12, 16, and 19, 2024.

Application Requirements

Applications the Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery residency program are accepted electronically through ERAS®. Applications are considered complete all documentation is received through ERAS: There are no additional requirements.

In addition to the above, students and graduates of international medical schools must provide the following:

  • Verification of ECFMG certification (provided through ERAS)
  • Verification of ECFMG J-1 visa status. Note: Visas in any other category (B-1, H-1, etc.) cannot be accepted.
  • Verification of United States residency status (permanent resident, naturalized citizen, etc.)
  • Copy of valid (unexpired) Medical Board of California Authorization Letter

Did you Know.....

  • Our program was one of the first to be ACGME accredited on the West Coast and we have been continuously accredited since 1955.
  • Our residents have achieved a 100% first attempt pass rate on the otolaryngology board exams for 15 years and counting!

Program Contacts and Information

Andrew H. Murr, MD
Department Chair

Steven D. Pletcher, MD
Program Director

Pranathi Sundaram

Questions about fellowships?

Send your questions to our Education Coordinator, Pranthi Sundaram, via email.

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