The Washington University Vascular Surgery Residency Program participates in the NRMP match program and uses ERAS® (Electronic Residency Application Service for our application process. Paper applications will not be accepted.

Applications should consist of all ERAS® materials and the following documents:

  • Transcripts
  • Three letters of recommendation from American Board of Surgery certified surgeons who are familiar with your work
  • USMLE Step I scores (Step II required before residency program starts)
  • Personal statement

An initial review of every applicant will be made upon receipt of a complete application. Qualified candidates will receive an invitation to participate in one of our interview days.

Residency timeline for 2024-2025 PGY1 year:

  • Applicant interviews: December 2, 2023 and January 27, 2024

This year, we will begin to require two years of professional development time between the PGY2 and PGY3 years to allow for career and personal advancement.  We have a newly funded T32 through Dr. Mohamed Zayed’s lab as an option for basic science and/or device development.  More information is available at

Our training program will continue the virtual interview process for this year via the Zoom platform.  We will also be offering “second look” options if you are interested in exploring the medical campus and everything that St. Louis has to offer after your interviews; however, please note that “second looks” will not be included in ranking order.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call our office at 314-747-0017 or e-mail Nicole Althage at