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How to Apply

The St. Mary's Medical Center Orthopaedics Surgery Residency Program appoints categorical residents through the NRMP (National Residency Matching Program). Our program only accepts applications through ERAS (Electronic Residency Application Service) and is listed as Kansas City University of Medicine & Biosciences-GME Consortium (KCU-GME Consortium)/St. Mary's Program.

Application Process

Accepting Applications: 2020-2021

Application Deadline : October 15

Positions: 3 Per Year

Interview Dates: Virtual Interviews will be held November 2020, December 2020 and January 2021

ACGME program number: 2602800149

NRMP program code (which applicants will use to rank the program): 1987440C1

The application package consists of the following:

  • ERAS application
  • Personal statement
  • Medical Student Performance Evaluation (Dean's Letter)
  • USMLE Step 1 and Step 2 scores/COMLEX Level 1 and Level 2 scores
  • Official medical school transcript
  • Minimum of three letters of recommendation
  • While we do not have a minimum COMLEX/USMLE requirement for consideration, we prefer applicants who score a passing score. We prefer applicants who have passed their exams on the first attempt.

Selection Criteria

Invitations for interviews are extended to selected candidates on the basis of residency program-related criteria. Candidates are chosen on the basis of their medical training, general achievements, and personal qualities such as their preparedness, ability, aptitude, academic credentials, communication skills and personal qualities such as motivation and integrity. Programs will not discriminate with regard to race, gender, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation (including gender identity) or status as a protected veteran. During the interview, applicants will meet the director of medical education, program director, members of the selection committee, program faculty, and residents in order to assess the personal qualities that are required of a successful resident. Applicants will receive a tour of our facilities and will have plenty of opportunities to ask questions

Thank you for your interest in our residency programs.

If you have additional questions, please contact:
Melody Johnson, Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program Coordinator
P: 816-655-5426