How to Apply

A Message from the Chair

Dear applicant,

Our Department of Orthopaedic Surgery offers three resident positions per year.

All applicants must apply through the ERAS program and are selected through the National Resident Matching Program. All applications and materials will only be accepted through ERAS.

This year, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Orthopaedic Residency is requiring answers to supplemental questions as part of the application process.  You will find the questions and instructions on the ERAS application form in the Additional Program Information section under the Training Selection section.  Please submit your response as instructed, no later than 10/22/2121.  Thank you for your interest in our program.

Charles Gatt, MD
Chair and Program Director,
Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Required documentation includes:

  • USMLE scores
  • Minimum of three (3) letters of recommendation.
  • A personal statement
  • Dean’s Letter
  • Medical school transcripts (included in ERAS)

Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applicants will be notified of interviews by email.

Interviews dates:

  • December 9, 2021
  • January 6, 2022

You may contact our administrative coordinator if you need any other information regarding our program.

Michelle Allen
Administrative Coordinator
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
1 RWJ Place, P.O. Box 19, MEB 422A
New Brunswick, NJ 08903-0019
Phone: (732) 235-7869
Fax: (732) 235-6002
Email: allenmi@rwjms.rutgers.edu