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Anesthesiology Residency Interview Information

2021-2022 Application Season Update

Due to the changing environment with COVID, all our interviews will be virtual, conducted via Zoom. Second look days will be in person. The interview days are listed below.

  1. Monday, November 15th
  2. Monday, November 22nd
  3. Monday, November 29th
  4. Friday, December 3rd
  5. Monday, December 6th
  6. Monday, December 13th
  7. Friday, December 17th
  8. Monday, December 20th
  9. Monday, December 27th
  10. Monday, January 3rd
  11. Monday, January 10th
  12. Friday, January 14th
  13. Monday, January 24th

We recognize how challenging it will be this year to form the kinds of relationships with the residents and faculty of the BWH Anesthesiology that occur during traditional in-person interview days. We are currently hard at work re-imagining and planning these days to ensure we can showcase our residents and residency to you and vice versa!

We will continue our long tradition of deep, holistic reviews of residency applications that emphasize understanding who you are as a future anesthesiologist and person. We do not require USMLE Step 2 scores for our review and we understand that this year it may not be possible to obtain a letter of recommendation from an anesthesiology rotation, to complete all the electives you wish before applying, or even complete a medicine sub internship, or to undertake any visiting rotations. That will not be a problem for us.

We issue interview invitations when our review is complete, but because we review each application in depth and write a detailed summary of each applicant, our reviews take longer than most other programs. We apologize for this, but we believe that reviewing the complete application and not using filters to exclude applicants is the fairest approach and allows us to identify the best applicants. Also, because we do not review applications in a systematic order some applications do not get reviewed until the end of the reading period and some applicants will receive interview invitations before others. Please note that we expect to complete our review and issue all interview invitations by mid October. You will hear from us one way or the other by then.

More information on the process of applying is listed here.

Please also visit the BWH's Center for Diversity & Inclusion (CDI) recruitment website to learn more about their programs to enhance workforce diversity.

Learn more about our BWH family, training, wellness, and our interviews

We look forward to reviewing your application and getting to know you better.

Please reach out to Associate Program Director Dr. Morana Lasic (mlasic@bwh.harvard.edu) or Administrative Director for Education and Faculty Affairs Cynthia O'Donnell (codonnell7@bwh.harvard.edu) with any questions or concerns.

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