- 1 When should I submit eras?
- 2 Can you upload LoR after submitting eras?
- 3 How many LoRs are required?
- 4 How do I ask my LOR for residency?
- 5 How many letters of recommendation do I need for residency?
- 6 How much does a residency cost?
- 7 What is the format for letter of recommendation?
- 8 What does a good reference letter look like?
When should I submit eras?
ERAS Support Services at ECFMG highly recommends that you submit all of your supporting documents no later than October 14 to help ensure their availability on October 21 when programs begin accessing applications.
Can you upload LoR after submitting eras?
ERAS allows you to store as many LOR’s as you wish and designate different letters for each program, but no more than 4 can be sent to any one program. You can continue to add letters of recommendation to ERAS, even after your residency applications have been released to programs.
How many LoRs are required?
How do I ask my LOR for residency?
Top Tips for Residency Letters of RecommendationKnow what a good letter of recommendation includes. Find awesome attendings at your clinical experiences. Always waive the right to view your letters. Choose your letter writer based on specialty. Don’t ask your friends or family for letters. Give your letter writers plenty of notice.
How many letters of recommendation do I need for residency?
How much does a residency cost?
The Cost of Applying for Medical ResidencyNumber of programs appliedERAS feesUp to 14 eacheach31 or more$26 each3 •
What is the format for letter of recommendation?
Dear [Mr./Mrs./Ms./To Whom it May Concern], I am writing to recommend [full name of person you’re recommending] for [what you’re recommending them for]. I have known [person you’re recommending] since [date] as [capacity in which you’ve known the person, i.e. “good friend,” “co-worker,” etc.].
What does a good reference letter look like?
first-hand knowledge of your work experience and qualifications. Do ask for the recommendation in person, rather than sending an email. Do tell the letter writer why you need the reference letter. Do mention specific experience, qualifications, and skills that you would like included in the letter.