University of Wisconsin–Madison

Application Process

June 9, 2021 Applicants can register in MyERAS and begin working on their application.
September 1, 2021 Applicants may begin submitting applications to residency programs
September 29, 2021 Residency programs may begin reviewing applications.


  • ERAS opens to applicants June 9, 2021.
  • NRMP opens to applicants September 15, 2021.
  • We will begin to receive applications from ERAS after September 29, 2021.
  • The application receipt deadline is November 1, 2021.
  • Our department holds 4-5 virtual interview sessions each fall/winter.
  • Between 9-12 resident candidates are interviewed each season.
  • Each session is a 1.5 day process that begins with a welcome meet and greet on the first evening and concludes with interviews the next full day.

2022 Match Day is March 18, 2022. Please note: Before a matched candidate can be hired by UW Hospital in June, the resident must have ALREADY received a passing grade in USMLE Part II (CK and CS).

For more information, please contact our residency program coordinator:

Tara Anderson, C-TAGME
Department of Neurological Surgery

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