We offer 13 positions in the Anesthesiology categorical match, and 1 Physician only position.

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences‘ Department of Anesthesiology Residency Program participates in the National Residency Match Program and takes applications for residency exclusively through ERAS each year. Applicants interested in applying for residency should apply directly through ERAS. Documents emailed or mailed will not be accepted. Please visit the ERAS website for more information.

We look at the total application with priority given to the following:

  • USMLE Step 1, Step 2(CK), Step 2(CS) required. Scores 220 and above for Steps 1 and 2 are preferred.
  • **COMLEX Scores of 550 or above for D.O.s accepted in lieu of USMLE**
  • Prior clinical experience is NOT necessary. The majority of our residents are recent medical school graduates.
  • For foreign medical graduates, UAMS will sponsor the J-1 visa required for entrance into our residency program.

Our application and supporting documentation deadline for ERAS applications is January 1st. Early consideration and interview invitations will be offered to those applicants meeting our selection criteria with applications completed prior to this date. There is no guarantee interview opportunities will be available later in the process.

Please submit the following documents electronically via ERAS:

  • A completed ERAS application
  • A curriculum vitae
  • Dean’s letter
  • Medical school transcript
  • Personal statement
  • Photo
  • Three (3) letters of reference
  • United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) Board scores

For specific information about application requirements and important deadlines, please contact

Mary Beth Gresham
Residency Program Manager