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First-year appointments are made through the National Resident Matching Program with applications accepted through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). Applicants are selected for interview based on their USMLE scores, letters of recommendation, medical school transcript, Dean's letter, research projects, presentations, publications and volunteer work.
Foreign graduates must have a standard ECFMG certificate and be eligible for permanent immigrant status and licensure in the state of South Carolina.
The deadline for application is October 15. Interviews are scheduled in December and January.
All correspondence regarding the Orthopaedics Residency Program should be directed to:
David E. Koon, Jr., M.D., Program Director
Tonya Holmes, Program Coordinator
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Two Medical Park, Suite 404
Columbia, South Carolina 29203