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Applying to the Program

The Department of Surgery participates in the ERAS Program for the residency application process. Please do not email or fax applications.

  • The deadline for the receipt of the ERAS application for the residency program is December 1st.
  • Any application received through via mail, fax, or email will not be considered
  • Completed applications are reviewed and qualified applicants are identified based on academic performance, passing COMLEX 1 & 2 scores, letters of recommendation, and clinical experience.

    To complete your ERAS application you will need:
    • Personal Statement
    • Dean's Letter
    • Transcript
    • 3 letters of recommendation
    • COMLEX Level 1, 2, and 2 PE scores 
      • Successful completion of all three exams are required for MA medical licensure


Once completed ERAS applications are reviewed, qualified applicants will be invited to interview. We offer interviews from October - December.


Please address inquiries to:

Ellen Eldridge
Surgical Residency Program Coordinator
Berkshire Health Systems
725 North Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201
P: 413 447-2741 ext 2
F: 413 447-2766

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