Interview Process

Interview Dates
Interview Selection Criteria
AOA Universal Interview Offer Day
Contact us


Interview Dates:

Interviews will be in-person. Applicants are welcome to participate in the pre-interview social with Residents the night before interviews but it is not required. Resident applicants selected for an interview will be notified via ERAS email on the AOA/CORD universal interview offer day.

  • Friday, Dec. 1, 2023
  • Saturday, Dec. 16, 2023
  • Friday, Jan. 5, 2024


Interview Selection Criteria

Resident applicants are selected for an interview based on preparedness, ability, aptitude, academic credentials, communication skills, and personal qualities such as motivation and integrity. In particular, we consider:

  • Educational accomplishments
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Experience
  • Research

Important intangibles that are fundamental to the selection process include:

  • Leadership
  • Work ethic
  • Communication skills
  • Enthusiasm

Additional attributes that our committee considers:

  • Determination
  • Strength of character
  • Overcoming obstacles

Resident applicants are selected for appointment to our program based on their interview and review of the above-listed criteria.


AOA Universal Interview Offer Day

Yes, the program is planning to participate in the AOA Universal Interview Offer Day.


National Resident Matching Program (NRMP)

The training program participates in the NRMP program.  For the "Main Residency Match Calendar" for applicants - please visit their web site.

  • NRMP Institution Code: 1529
  • ACGME Institution Code: 360222
  • NRMP Program Code: 1529260C0
  • ACGME Program Code: 2603631019


Contact us

Wendy Thompson, C-TAGME, Senior Program Coordinator (Medical Student Sub-Internship and Residency Training)

Tyranicia Green, Program Coordinator (Residency Training and CME Associate for Orthopaedics)

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
DUMC Box 104002 | Durham, North Carolina 27710
(919) 684-3170