This informaton will assist you with applying for our residency program.
Washington University and Barnes/Jewish Hospital sponsors a four year emergency medicine training program leading to board certification in emergency medicine. Applicants must have finished medical school in good standing, and be eligible for temporary licensing in the state of Missouri.
Our program only accepts applications through the ERAS system. Click HERE to go to their website and download the application. The application must include:
Personal interviews are required for each candidate in all but exceptional circumstance. Interview dates are arranged from November through early January by invitation. Interviews will be offered to selected candidates after review of the application. See below for more information on the interview process.
12 residents are accepted each year. Contingent on satisfactory performance, reappointments are made annually.
The Emergency Medicine Residency is a part of Graduate Medical Education (GME) at Washington University. Guidelines for residency training are reviewed internally by the GME committee, who also coordinates educational and policy guidelines for all postgraduate education at Washington University, ensuring that programs fully comply with local, state, and federal mandates.
For GME sample contacts please visit GME Information.
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Washington University is committed to increasing representation of women and members of minority groups in its residency programs and particularly encourages applications from such candidates. Washington University encourages and gives full consideration to all applicants for admission, financial aid, and employment. The University does not discriminate in access to, or treatment of, or employment in its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran status or disability. International Medical Grads
Resident Interview Process
Personal interviews for EM Residency positions are held on Mondays and Fridays, beginning November 2, 2012 and ending January 7, 2013.
On Monday's and Friday's there will be two interview times, morning and late morning.
There are no interviews November 23, 26, December 24, 28, and 31. Candidates will interview with the Program Director and three other individuals.
On January 4th and 7th, interviews will be held in the mornings only.
The Parkway Hotel, 4550 Forest Park Avenue (1-866-314-7700), adjacent to Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University medical campus. Ask for the "Resident Interview Rate" of $129.00 plus tax. Applebee's restaurant, open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, is conveniently located on the first floor of the hotel. This hotel is easily accessible to the Metrolink and adjacent to the hospital. It makes it very easy to get to your interview.
Comfort Inn: 4630 Lindell Blvd. (314-361-4900) Ask for Washington
University rate of $89.99 includes breakfast and parking. This is a
short drive from the hospital.
Drury Inn & Suites, St. Louis Forest Park (I-44 and Hampton) 314-646-0770. Ask for "Washington University" rate of $97.99 for one for a king or queen. This hotel is new and about 1-1/2 miles from the hospital. You can get a cab easily to get here. Complimentary amenities include hot breakfast, parking, 5:30 Kickback, wireless internet & 1 hour long distance.
Pear Tree Inn at
Union Station (Jefferson and Market) is $59.99. 314-241-3200 also is close
to a Metro Link station. A little closer to downtown, the hospital is only a few
minutes from the hotel via Metrolink or cab.
For additional accommodation information visit Accommodations.
Your day will include a Program Presentation by the Program Director or an Assistant Program Director. There will be a tour given by one of the residents of the hospital/university and the emergency department. The evening before will include a dinner with the residents, on the day of your interview, lunch will be provided with the residents also. Deadline for Application - December 1, 2012
7:15 Meet Coordinator
12:30 Wrap Up
10:15 Meet Coordinator
3:45 Wrap Up
Please allow at least 3 hours before your flight home in order to ensure enough time to get back to the airport.
If you wish to observe in the emergency department, we encourage you to do so, but you will need to schedule this in advance. Please contact us via email firstname.lastname@example.org to make arrangements.
Please wear comfortable shoes and clothes.