Timeline

Please reference the information below for details on important ERAS and EFDO application dates and deadlines. For information on participating specialties and their application season, visit the ERAS Participating Specialties & Program webpage.

July Application Cycle Timeline (for positions starting July 2019)

Year Date Description
2018 Jun 7 You may submit your ERAS Fellowships token request. Tokens will be sent via email at the time you request your token and the transaction has been completed.

Once you have purchased your token, register at MyERAS. Go to the MyERAS homepage. Use your token to register, log in and start working on your application.

You may start submitting documents to the EFDO for processing and selecting the fellowship programs to which you plan to apply.

Jul 5 Fellowship applicants may begin applying to July application cycle programs only. Programs will not have access to review application materials until July 15.

Jul 15 ERAS opens for July application cycle fellowship programs. The ERAS application and supporting documents are made available to programs you have designated. Applications submitted on or before this date will be considered as submitted on July 15.

ERAS transmits documents every business day until May 31, 2019.

2019
May 31 ERAS closes, ending current ERAS season.

Jul 1 Fellowship training begins.


December Application Cycle Timeline (for positions starting July 2020)

Year Date Description
2018 Jun 7 You may submit your ERAS Fellowships token request. Tokens will be sent via email at the time you request your token and the transaction has been completed.

Once you have purchased your token, register at MyERAS. Go to the MyERAS homepage. Use your token to register, log in and start working on your application.

Nov 15 Fellowship applicants may begin applying to December application cycle fellowship programs. Programs will not have access to review application materials until December 1.

Dec 1 ERAS opens for December application cycle fellowship programs. The ERAS application and supporting documents are made available to programs you have designated. Applications submitted on or before this date will be considered as submitted on December 1.
The EFDO transmits documents every business day until May 31, 2019.

2019 May 31 ERAS closes, ending current ERAS season.

2020 Jul 1 Fellowship training begins.