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Apply to Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery Residency

Application Deadline

October 20, 2022

Interview Dates


Internship/First-Year Residency Requirements

Senior medical students and other applicants applying for internship/first-year residency (PGY 1) are selected through the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP).

Requirements include:

  • Application
  • Dean's report
  • Transcript
  • Three letters of recommendation
All completed applications are considered and arrangements for personal interviews are at the discretion of each Residency Review Committee.

Head and Neck Surgery Residency Program Requirements

Applications for the Head and Neck Surgery Residency Program are accepted electronically through the Electronic Residency Application Services (ERAS). Applications are considered complete when the following documentation is received through ERAS:

  • Common Application Form (CAF)
  • CV report (generated by the program for the CAF)
  • Personal statement
  • Medical school transcript(s)
  • Dean's Letter (expected after November 1st)
  • Three letters of recommendation (one chairman letter, if possible)
  • Official transcripts from NBME indicating USMLE scores (Parts 1 and 2, if available)
  • NRMP applicant number

In addition to the above, students and graduates of international medical schools must provide the following:

  • Verification of ECFMG certification (provided through ERAS)
  • Verification of United States residency status (permanent resident, naturalized citizen, etc.)
  • Copy of valid (unexpired) Medical Board of California Authorization Letter


Norissa Gastelum
Program Coordinator
Phone: 619-543-1967