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Applicant Information - General Surgery at MedStar Union Memorial

Thank you for your interest in the General Surgery Residency Training Program at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital.

Pre-requisites to apply to our General Surgery Residency Program for the upcoming academic year are as follows:

  • Application deadline is Dec.1
  • Applications will be accepted through ERAS only
  • USMLE Step I and II; a minimum score of 220 or above is required
  • Applications must include three letters of recommendation, preferably from surgeons
  • D.O. applicants are accepted
  • International medical graduates not more than two years from graduation are accepted; we sponsor J-1 visas ONLY

In addition, our residency program accepts preliminary applicants that have designated PGY-2 positions in specialty programs for the following academic year. Good luck in your pursuit for a post graduate position. 

National Residency Matching Program (NRMP)
Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS)

For more information about the surgical residency program at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital,
please call Cecilia Lawson at 410-554-2782 or e-mail