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 cycle, visit the ERAS Participating Specialties & Program webpage.

July Application Cycle Timeline (for positions starting July 2025)

Year Date Description
2024 Jun 6 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 3 Fellowship applicants may begin applying to July application cycle programs only. Programs will not have access to review application materials until July 17.

Jul 17 ERAS opens for July application cycle fellowship programs. The MyERAS application and supporting documents are made available to programs you have designated. Applications submitted on or before July 17 at 9 a.m. ET will display an application date of "July 17.” Applications submitted after July 17 at 9 a.m. ET will display the actual application date.

ERAS transmits documents every business day until May 31, 2025.

2025
May 31 ERAS closes, ending current ERAS season.

Jul 1 Fellowship training begins.


December Application Cycle Timeline (for positions starting July 2026)

Year Date Description
2024 Jun 6 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 13 Fellowship applicants may begin applying to December application cycle fellowship programs. Programs will not have access to review application materials until December 4.

Dec 4 ERAS opens for December application cycle fellowship programs. The MyERAS application and supporting documents are made available to programs you have designated. Applications submitted on or before December 4 at 9 a.m. ET will display an application date of "December 4.” Applications submitted after December 4 at 9 a.m. ET will display the actual application date.
The EFDO transmits documents every business day until May 31, 2025.

2025 May 31 ERAS closes, ending current ERAS season.

2026 Jul 1 Fellowship training begins.