Interview Season Timeline

To all applicants for the 2023-2024 interview season, we will again plan for a fully virtual interview season holding in-person second look visits. We understand that the unique circumstances of your application cycle may cause added stress and anxiety. As such, we promise to be transparent with you during this process and keep you updated here on any developments or changes in our interview timeline as we move towards a virtual recruitment season. 

Currently, applications should be submitted by Wednesday, September 27, 2023 the date ERAS opens to residency programs and MSPE’s are released. 2024 ERAS Residency Timeline. We are participating in the EM Unified Interview Release Date, and will not release interview invitations before 6pm EST on Wednesday, October 18, 2023.

Our interview scheduling program will not open until after the Unified Release Date. The list of participating programs can be found here. After this date, interview invitations will be released on a rolling basis given the modified virtual interview season. We expect to hold our first virtual interviews every Monday and Friday starting on Friday, October 27, 2023.

We hope this information give you, the applicant, the greatest flexibility in scheduling and planning.  Good luck to all of you on this unique interview season and we are ecstatic to meet you all this year! 

Due to virtual interviews this year, our residents have created a tour/life of an EM resident video. We hope this gives you a glimpse into the life of an Emergency Medicine Resident at Washington University. 


Washington University and Barnes/Jewish Hospital sponsors a four-year Emergency Medicine training program leading to board certification in Emergency Medicine. Applicants must complete their medical school training in good standing and be eligible for temporary licensing in the state of Missouri.  

To be ranked by our program, you must submit the following:

-Both USMLE Step 1 and Step 2 CK
-Both COMLEX 1 and 2


Our program only accepts applications through the ERAS system.  The application must include: 

  • The completed form 
  • A recent photograph 
  • Transcripts 
  • Medical Student Performance Evaluation (MSPE) / Dean’s Letter 
  • USMLE Board Scores 
  • Three letters of recommendation 
  • Recommend one EM SLOE in your application 
  • We encourage non-EM SLOEs through the use of the O-SLOE Template

We will keep you updated on any changes to this year’s application requirements and interview process as we move to virtual interviews. 

Interview Day

Sample schedule 

The interview day will run Monday’s & Friday’s from 9:00am until 11:15am (AM Session) & 1:00pm until 3:30pm (PM Session).  You can choose either AM or PM session when signing up for your interview date. Our goal is to make this as streamlined and uncomplicated for you, the applicant, as possible. 

The day prior to your interview includes an optional evening social event with our current residents. Applicants are encouraged, but certainly not required, to attend as we understand the demands on your schedule given the times. Additional information will be sent via email along with interview invitations. 

Contact Information

For additional program information or questions:

Lindsay Elliott
Residency Program Administrator
Phone: 314-362-9177 

Lindsey Wasser
Education Coordinator
Phone: 314-362-9177