1. How do I apply?
We accept applications only through ERAS (Electronic Residency Application Service)
2. When is the application deadline?
Our application deadline is November 1
3. When will you be conducting interviews?
We begin the interview process in November and finish by the end of January.
4. How many CA-1 positions are offered?
We plan on offering 8 CA-1 positions through the match.
5. Do you offer PGY-1 positions?
Currently, GW offers 5 Categorical Positions for Residency Training in Anesthesiology. The PGY-1 year is an Internal Medicine-based year with selective months for Anesthesiology-related rotations. Please refer to the Preliminary Year Training page for details. Other PGY-1 positions in the greater Washington DC area are also listed on the Prelim Year Training page.
6. What is the call schedule like?
Generally, residents will have two full weekends off per month. Residents are assigned overnight call on average 4 times a month. We also have 8-10 late call assignments a month.
7. Do residents have any clinical assignments post-call?
No, residents post-call are relieved at 7:00AM to go home.
8. How many OR's does GW have?
GW has 18 spacious OR's. We also have 2 additional OR's up on the 3rd floor for labor and delivery. In addition, we cover sites in Endoscopy, Interventional Radiology, Radiology, Electrophysiology, the Fertility Clinic, and an Ambulatory Surgical Center. Over 40 additional anethetizing locations are active daily at Children's National Health System and others at the VA Hospital.
9. Does GW use modern equipment and have adequate support?
The new GW Hospital recently opened in August 2002. We are the most modern hospital in the area. Anesthesia mechines are new. Automated operating room anesthesia records are fully functional with computer interface to patient medical records and scheduling software.
Fiberoptic bronchoscopy, video laryngoscopes, sonosite ultrasound machines, and echocardiography machines are readily available.
We have Wi-Fi Internet capability throughout the hospital, a full-service concierge service for all staff, free parking, meals included while working, and ample lounge space.
10. Does GW do transplants?
Yes. We do Renal Transplants and there is potential to expand over time. There are additional opportunities to do transplants while rotating at Children's National (CNMC).
11. Where do residents live?
There are many places to find housing in the DC area. Housing tends to be more expensive within NW DC. More affordable housing can be found in the suburbs (all within a 15 minute commute) of Alexandria (Va), Arlington (Va), Falls Church (Va), or in Maryland.
12. What is there to do in DC?
Where should we begin? If you are into sports, we have the Redskins, Nationals, Capitals, Wizards and DC United. DC offers a variety of live music and shopping, and the classical and performing arts can be seen at such places as The Kennedy Center. Many famous tourist attractions can be found in the DC area such as the various historical monuments, The Smithsonian Institution Museums, and the newly opened World War II Memorial. Single people enjoy active weekend nights out in the areas of Georgetown, Dupont Circle, and Adam's Morgan. For more information about the neighborhood, please refer to the our neighborhood page.