- 1 Do you include college activities on eras?
- 2 What should be included in eras?
- 3 How do you list research experience on eras?
- 4 How do you fill out eras?
- 5 Do Poster Presentations count as publications eras?
- 6 What are work experiences on eras?
- 7 How long does it take to fill out eras?
- 8 How long should eras CV be?
- 9 Do abstracts count as publications eras?
- 10 Do extracurriculars matter for residency?
- 11 Do Publications matter for residency?
- 12 Can you use bullet points in eras?
- 13 How many publications is good for residency?
Do you include college activities on eras?
Do not include it as it will take away from more important experiences. For ERAS, volunteer activities are far less important than they were for AMCAS. While we all love students who volunteer, college level volunteering will only bog down your residency application.
What should be included in eras?
ERAS breaks your experiences into 3 neat and easy categories which you’ll select from a drop-down menu: work, volunteer, and research experiences. You’ll need to include some basic information about the organization, your supervisor, and an estimate of your weekly hours amongst other items.
How do you list research experience on eras?
The Experiences Section of ERAS is structured similar to the medical school applications you’ve already done. You give each experience a title, select the category (work, research, volunteer), state your role, the dates of involvement, hours per week, and then use a limited-character text box to describe it.
How do you fill out eras?
Before you submit it, please take a look!
- Fill out your ERAS Application in a Word document first.
- In your EDUCATION section, definitely put in whether you graduated with Honors or not.
- Membership and Honorary/Professional Societies.
- Medical School Honors/Awards.
- Work Experience.
- Volunteer Experience.
- Research Experience.
Do Poster Presentations count as publications eras?
ERAS includes a sometimes confusing list of options for listing publications and presentations: Peer Reviewed Journal Articles/Abstracts. Peer Reviewed Journal Articles/Abstracts (Other than Published) Poster Presentation.
What are work experiences on eras?
8. Group experiences appropriately. Work experiences include any paid opportunities you’ve had. This is a good opportunity to showcase your unique background if you had interesting work experiences prior to med school.
How long does it take to fill out eras?
An hour or 2. If it takes you more than 4-6 hours, you’re doing it wrong. Good to hear. I’ve put off ERAS for a week or so to wrap up some studying.
How long should eras CV be?
The ERAS CV is a very important document for your residency applications. Too often, we see candidates spend hundreds of hours on their personal statement but only 2-3 hours on their ERAS CV. The secret is that many residency programs actually don’t even bother reading your personal statement.
Do abstracts count as publications eras?
A: No, abstracts are not considered published if they are not disseminated beyond the conference. If they were a poster, though, you may put it in the poster section. Do not list things twice (i.e. once in a poster section and once in an abstract section—just list the abstract).
Do extracurriculars matter for residency?
Excelling at both extracurricular activities and exams in medical school is critical to deciding what residency you want to pursue and ultimately getting into that residency. Most medical school students are well-versed in successfully juggling multiple endeavors and demanding schedules.
Do Publications matter for residency?
Publications are permanent; they should have equal weight in the process, except for what Trino said that they are unlikely to be related to your field of interest.
Can you use bullet points in eras?
-‐ You cannot use bullet points in ERAS. Instead use paragraphs but remove subjects when possible to make it very concise.
How many publications is good for residency?
“Most residencies now pretty much expect medical students to have at least three publications.” Regardless of this statement’s validity, today’s medical students believe that publications are yet another item to add to their checklist of required accomplishments.