Overview

Overview

We begin accepting Audition Rotation applications on Feb. 1 for the 2024 – 2025 academic year. Applications received before Feb. 1 will be discarded. 

For information about application period end dates and Audition Rotation start and end dates for a specific program, please select the links below. 

Once a program's Audition Rotation schedule is filled applicants will be placed on a waitlist and contacted if spots become available.

Audition rotations by program

New resident orientation

All newly appointed South Pointe Hospital residents must attend two full weeks of GME orientation at the end of June and prior to starting their training on July 1. In addition, new residents are asked not to schedule any time off in July as there are several additional mandatory orientation sessions scheduled throughout the month. Missing any portion of GME orientation may delay the trainee's start date.

Eligibility Requirements

Eligibility Requirements

Policy for Eligibility Requirements for Appointment of Osteopathic Recognized Positions (ACGME OR II.C)

Applicants meeting any of the following criteria are eligible to be considered for residency training in the Cleveland Clinic South Pointe Hospital Orthopaedic Surgery residency program:

  • Graduation from a Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA)-Approved College of Osteopathic Medicine (COM).
  • Graduates of medical schools in the United States and Canada accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) who have obtained at least 120 hours of in-depth training in Osteopathic Principles and Practice (OPP) from an educational program through a COCA-approved COM, American Osteopathic Association (AOA) or any regional or state-recognized osteopathic organization, including:
    • Osteopathic philosophy, history, terminology and code of ethics (ACGME OR II.B.1).
    • Anatomy and physiology related to osteopathic medicine (ACGME OR II.B.2).
    • Indications, contraindications and safety issues associated with the use of osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) (ACGME OR II.B.3).
    • Palpatory diagnosis, osteopathic structural examination and OMT (ACGME OR II.B.4).
  • Graduates of medical schools outside of the United States and Canada who are certified by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Grads (ECFMG) who have obtained at least 120 hours of in-depth training in Osteopathic Principles and Practice (OPP) from an educational program through a COCA-approved COM, AOA or any regional or state-recognized osteopathic organization, including:
    • Osteopathic philosophy, history, terminology and code of ethics (ACGME OR II.B.1).
    • Anatomy and physiology related to osteopathic medicine (ACGME OR II.B.2).
    • Indications, contraindications and safety issues associated with the use of osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) (ACGME OR II.B.3).
    • Palpatory diagnosis, osteopathic structural examination and OMT (ACGME OR II.B.4).

These eligibility requirements are subject to change.

Anesthesiology

Anesthesiology

Anesthesiology will be conducting in-person audition rotations.

Audition rotations will be held July 22, 2024, through February 9, 2025.

Once the 2024-2024 Audition rotation schedule is full, applicants will be placed on a waitlist and contacted if spots become available.

2024-2025 audition season

Thank you for your interest in our ACGME accredited and osteopathically recognized Anesthesia residency program. For further information, please refer to the following links and audition information:

  • Eligibility requirements. 
  • Applications for audition rotations will not be accepted before Feb. 1.
  • Auditions will be held July 22, 2024, through February 9, 2025.
  • Auditions rotations are for two-weeks only.
  • Audition application

Your application information will be reviewed by the program director and chief residents before being scheduled. You will be notified by email if we can schedule the dates that you requested. Please provide alternate dates if possible.

You do not need to audition to be considered for an interview. We accept applications via the ERAS website and participate in the NRMP match.

Please note that audition rotations are only two-weeks long. For schools requiring four-week rotations, we are no longer able to supplement the two-week audition rotation with an additional two-week subspecialty rotation. Cleveland Clinic main campus is our sponsoring institution. 

Please note: All newly appointed South Pointe Hospital residents must attend two full weeks of GME Orientation at the end of June and prior to starting their training on July 1. We also request that new residents not schedule any time off in July as there are several additional mandatory orientation sessions schedule throughout the month. Missing any portion of GME orientation may delay the trainee's start date.

Please check back frequently in the event of a cancellation.

Questions: Email Donna Barton at bartond@ccf.org.

General Surgery

General Surgery

When the 2024-2025 Audition Rotation schedule fills, applicants will be placed on a waitlist and contacted if spots become available.

Important: The 4-week audition rotations require all students to have a vehicle to travel to other hospitals.

2024 audition season

Thank you for your interest in the ACGME-accredited and osteopathically-recognized General Surgery residency program at South Pointe Hospital. For further information, please refer to the following links and audition information: 

As with our interview process, we do a holistic review of applications for audition rotations. We look for well-rounded candidates whose goals align with the program's mission and values. Applications are reviewed based on a rubric that evaluates passing the licensing exams on first attempt, performance on core third-year clerkships, volunteerism, leadership, research experience, etc. A panel of program faculty and residents reviews applications on a rolling basis, and rotations are granted as spots are available. Applicants will be notified by email if we can accommodate your requested dates. Due to the large volume of applications received, please provide alternate dates, if possible.

Please note: We offer audition rotations for four weeks (preferred) and two weeks. For schools requiring two-week rotations, we no longer supplement with an additional two-week subspecialty rotation. Applicants are required to indicate if they have passed their COMLEX-1/USMLE-1 on first attempt. 

Applicants do not need to audition at South Pointe Hospital to be considered for an interview with the General Surgery residency program. Completing an audition rotation does not guarantee you an interview spot.

All residency candidates must submit applications through ERAS and participate in the NRMP match. Cleveland Clinic main campus is our sponsoring institution. Many of our graduates continue on to fellowship programs.

Please note: All newly appointed South Pointe Hospital residents must attend two full weeks of GME orientation at the end of June and prior to starting their training on July 1. In addition, new residents are asked not to schedule any time off in July as there are several additional mandatory orientation sessions scheduled throughout the month. Missing any portion of GME orientation may delay the trainee's start date.

Please check back frequently for updates and in the event of a cancellation.

Questions: Email Donna Barton, at bartond@ccf.org.

Internal Medicine

Internal Medicine

2024 audition season

Thank you for your interest in our ACGME-accredited osteopathically recognized Internal Medicine residency program. For further information, please refer to the following links and audition information:

  • Eligibility requirements.
  • Application for in-person audition rotations will not be accepted before Feb. 1.
  • Auditions will be held August 5, 2024, through November 29, 2024.
  • Auditions rotations are for two weeks only.
  • Audition application

Your application information will be reviewed by the program director and chief residents before the rotation will be scheduled. You will be notified by email if we can schedule the dates that you requested. Due to the large volume of applications that we receive, please provide alternate dates if possible.

You do not need to audition to be considered for an interview. We accept applications via the ERAS website and participate in the NRMP match.

Please note that auditions are only two weeks long. For schools requiring four-week rotations, we are no longer able to supplement the two-week audition rotation with an additional two-week subspecialty rotation.

Many of our graduates have continued on to various fellowship programs.

Please note: All newly appointed South Pointe Hospital Residents must attend two full weeks of GME orientation at the end of June and prior to starting their training on July 1. We also request that new Resident not schedule any time off in July as there are several additional mandatory orientation sessions scheduled throughout the month. Missing any portion of GME orientation may delay the trainee's start date.

Please check back frequently in the event of a cancellation.

Questions: Email Donna Barton, 4th year student scheduling, at bartond@ccf.org.

ONMM

ONMM

2024 audition season

Thank you for your interest in South Pointe Hospital’s Osteopathic Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine (ONMM-3) program.

Potential candidates should apply for an audition rotation by using the form, at least six months in advance of their interested date. We accept auditioners throughout the year.

Audition rotations can be for two or four weeks.

Candidates' information will be reviewed by the program director. The program manager will contact the applicant for additional information and to notify you if we can schedule the dates you requested.

You do not need to audition to be considered for an interview. We will be accepting applications for residency via the ERAS website. We do not participate in the NRMP match. Interviews are held from October to December each year. Interview offers are given on a rolling basis.

Please note: Please be aware that the ONMM-3 program is considered a second residency, not a fellowship. You will need to obtain a token for ERAS from your medical school. ERAS applications open in September. Our sponsoring institution is the Cleveland Clinic.

As an ONMM-3 program, we are a one- year secondary residency. This means you must complete your initial residency by the time of the program start date.

To allow residents to fully complete their initial residency, our program start date is the first week of August.

Questions: Email Jessica Owens at owensJ13@ccf.org

Orthopaedic Surgery

Orthopaedic Surgery

The 2024-2025 Audition Rotation schedule is full currently. Applicants will be placed on a waitlist and contacted if spots become available. This year was particularly competitive with many qualified candidates. We wish you well and good luck with your auditions.

Audition Rotation Applications are accepted starting Feb. 1 through Aug. 1.

In-person auditions will begin on July 15, 2024 and end on Dec. 13, 2024 (with four students per week).

Important: Auditions require all students to have a vehicle to travel to other hospitals/locations.

2024 audition season

Thank you for your interest in our ACGME-accredited and osteopathically recognized Orthopaedic Surgery residency program. For further information, please refer to the following links and audition information:

Your application information will be reviewed by the program director and chief residents before a rotation will be scheduled. You will be notified by email if we can schedule the dates that you requested. Due to the large volume of applications that we receive, please provide alternate dates if possible.

You do not need to audition here to be considered for an interview. We accept applications via the ERAS website and participate in the NRMP match.

Many of our graduates continue on to fellowship programs.

Please note that auditions are only two weeks long. For schools requiring four-week rotations, we are no longer able to supplement the two-week audition rotation with an additional two-week subspecialty rotation.

Please note: All newly appointed South Pointe Hospital residents must attend two full weeks of GME orientation at the end of June and prior to starting their training on July 1. In addition, new residents are asked not to schedule any time off in July as there are several additional mandatory orientation sessions scheduled throughout the month. Missing any portion of GME orientation may delay the trainee's start date.

Please check back frequently in the event of a cancellation.

Questions: Email Donna Barton at bartond@ccf.org.