The Department of Anesthesiology offers three tracks for the NRMP Match.

  1. The 4 year Categorical Program (1353040C0)
    • 14 Positions
    • Start Date of June  21, 2018
  2. The 3 year Advanced Program (1353040A0)
    • 2 Positions
    • Start Date of July 1, 2019
  3. The 5 year ASAP (Academic Scholars Advancement Program) (1353040C1)
    • 2 Positions (categorical)
    • Start Date of June 21, 2018

The Application Deadline is January 1, 2018.

Medical Students should contact the Dean's office of their Medical School for application. For applying through ERAS, International Medical Graduates should contact the ECFMG Office at or call (215) 386-5900. Foreign medical graduates are required to have ECFMG certification before applying to the program. We sponsor only J1 Visas. A complete application for the Residency Program at Washington University School of Medicine consists of the following, all of which are submitted through ERAS:

  • Completed Application on ERAS
  • A personal statement
  • A curriculum vitae
  • Transcript from you Medical School
  • A letter from the Dean of your Medical School
  • Three letters of recommendations in your behalf, preferably one from an anesthesiologist
  • United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) score.  Step 1 score is required;  Steps 2 and 3 scores will be considered if available.  (Passage on the first attempt is required.)

Washington University Scholars Program And ASAP

We ask applicants to these programs to attend a special interview day that involves a detailed look at our department’s research projects, our trainees and scientists, and our infrastructure. If you are interested in the Washington University Scholars Program and ASAP, make sure that one of your letters of recommendation is from your thesis advisor or research mentor. In addition to the standard ERAS Application, please submit a statement detailing:

  • Your research background
  • Possible future research interests
  • An idea of your career plans

Please contact our Program Coordinators for all residency questions:

Stephanie Rheinheimer
Office: 314-362-0227

Sharon Stark
Office: 314-362-6978

You may apply for multiple programs in the match: the Categorical 4 year Program (1353040C0), the Advanced 3 year Program (1353040A0), and the ASAP Innovative 5 year Program (1353040C1)