Application process

Apply through the ERAS system.

Washington University’s Department of Otolaryngology offers two residency tracks: a five-year Clinical Residency Program, and a seven-year Physician-Scientist Training Program. Application procedures are separate for each track. You may apply to either or both. 

Learn more about our residency program in our “Taste of WashU” event series. Read more»


Our deadline for receiving applications is Thursday, September 28, 2023. Please make sure your application is complete. Everything we need from you should be in your ERAS application for the initial review.

Applicants to the Physician-Scientist Training Program must email their research supplemental directly to by this same deadline.


On Thursday, November 9, 2023, applicants selected for an interview will receive an invitation via email. 

On Monday, November 13, 2023, the scheduling portal will be activated so that all invited applicants can schedule their interview day.

Residency Interview Dates

  • Friday, December 8, 2023 – 12:00pm to 5:00pm
  • Saturday, December 9, 2023 – 8:00am to 5:00pm
  • Saturday, January 20, 2024 – 8:00am to 5:00pm

Please note: We are planning in-person interviews.

For candidates traveling to St. Louis, the department will provide Friday night lodging at the Hilton Doubletree next to campus. (An additional night of reduced-rate lodging can be arranged at the candidate’s expense.)

Residents will be hosting a social meet & greet hour for candidates on Friday evening. Attendance is encouraged, but optional.


Many members of the clinical faculty will be interviewing candidates.

Contact Information

Mailing AddressWashington University School of Medicine 
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery 
MS 8115-06-805F
660 South Euclid Avenue 
St. Louis, MO 63110
Building AddressSuite 8600, Mid Campus Center
4590 Nash Way (formerly Children’s Place)
St. Louis, MO 63110
Senior Resident Program CoordinatorMaria Harrington
Resident Program CoordinatorJana Richardson