University of Hawaii General Surgery Residency Program

The University of Hawaii Surgical Residency Program offers 4 categorical (C-19) positions and 2 preliminary (P-18) positions each year.

Applications must be made through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) Information about ERAS can be obtained from all U.S. medical schools or through the Association of American Medical Colleges at Only complete applications will be considered for review. The latest date applications will be accepted is December 1st.

All PGY-1 positions are filled through the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP). See for more information. Please include your NRMP number on your ERAS application. We cannot list anyone on our rank list if we do not have your NRMP number. It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure that all required documents are submitted. The following documents are needed to complete your ERAS application:

  • Personal Statement
  • At least 3 letters of recommendation
  • Dean's Letter
  • Medical School transcript
  • Transcript of all USMLE scores (see for information on requesting transcripts).
  • ECFMG certification if applicable

For foreign medical graduates, the Program sponsors only J-1 visas.

More ECFMG Application Information

Due to the large number of applications we receive each year, all applications are screened by the Program Director and interviews are by invitation only. Applicants invited for an interview will be notified by email. Interviews are not required but strongly encouraged. We do not conduct telephone interviews.

For more information, please contact: Applications Coordinator University of Hawaii Surgical Residency Program 1356 Lusitana Street, 6th Floor Honolulu, Hawaii 96813

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