Residency Training


Application deadline:
October 25, 2020


January 12 & 13, 2021

Application Information

Class of 2021

Open House

Registration deadline: Friday, 8/28/2020

Open House

Saturday Aug 29, 2020
1:00 – 3:30 pm PDT
(4:00 – 6:30 pm EDT)

Stanford University Department of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery will be hosting a Virtual Departmental Open House on Saturday, August 29, 2020, 1:00 – 3:30 pm PDT (4:00 – 6:30 pm EDT) on Zoom.

You will be introduced to the department chair, program director, and representatives from all of our divisions, as well as several of our current residents and alumni. The session will conclude with a Panel Q & A at 2:45 pm and Breakout Rooms hosted by our residents at 3:00 pm. You are welcome to come for any part or all of the open house. 

Note: Eligible registrants must be students of US medical schools with an active .edu email account, which is required for registration approval. After your registration is approved, you will receive a confirmation email containing detailed information to join the event.

Who We are Looking for:

Individuals with exceptional qualifications who share a common mission and philosophy. Stanford Otolaryngology especially encourages applications from African-Americans, Hispanic-Americans, and other candidates from under-represented minority groups.

Required Application Materials for Residency Program

For both Clinical and CSTP:

  1. Common application form
  2. Personal statement
  3. Medical school transcript
  4. MSPE/Dean’s Letter (to be submitted as soon as it becomes available)
  5. No more than four letters of recommendation (minimum of three letters)
  6. Photograph
  7. USMLE transcripts
  8. Additional Requirements for international medical graduates:
  9. ECFMG Status Report
  10. Status letter from California Medical License Board


For CSTP applicants:

In addition, a one-page statement of purpose discussing long-term goals as a clinician-scientist is required.  Please submit it by emailing it as a .pdf attachment to The pdf file should be named in the format of "Last Name+First Name Initial-CSTPstmt" (e.g., DoeJ-CSTPstmt.pdf).

Submission due date: October 25, 2020

Application Procedure

Application deadline: October 25, 2020.

To submit an application to our program, please register on MyERAS.

After your application from ERAS has been received by the department, it will be evaluated by the Residency Selection Committee. Qualified candidates will be invited to interview.

Our program accepts application materials exclusively through ERAS. Interested candidates must submit their materials through ERAS by the application deadline to be considered for interviews.

Residency Interviews

Jan January 12 - 13 Tue-Wed 2021

2020 Residency Interviews (virtual) will take place on January 12 & 13, 2021.