Plan to do at least one away rotation at a program that you are interested in applying to and have a good chance of matching. Your rotation will serve as a job audition. UNR Med students as rule are very impressive to other programs. Planning this in late August-September in order to get a letter of recommendation is ideal.
Bayside Medical Center
George Washington University
John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County
Johns Hopkins University
Loma Linda, California
Mayo Clinic - Rochester
Oregon Health & Sciences University
Penn State College of Medicine
University of Arizona - Tuscon
University of California, Davis
University of California, Irvine
University of California, LA - Santa Monica
University of California, San Francisco
University of Connecticut SOM
University of Maryland School of Medicine
University of Massachusettes
University of New Mexico School of Medcine
University of Texas - San Antonio
University of Utah
University of Utah School of Medicine
University of Vermont, Burlington
University of Wisconsin
Research is always a good thing but not an absolute requirement.
According to the NRMP, anesthesia applicants who match have an average of 2.5 abstracts.
Be prepared to talk about your work.
Experiences that have informed your decision to pursue anesthesiology
What you plan to do with your training?
Letters of Recommendation
Three (3) letters are recommended with at least 1 from within the specialty.
Letters from Internal Medicine or Surgery are well-received.
Letters from community-based physicians will not hold as much weight as from academics.
A Chair’s letter is not required but may be requested for some programs
Programs begin reviewing applicants as soon as ERAS opens
Programs begin offering Interviews as soon as ERAS opens