How to Apply

Applying to Virginia Mason

Virginia Mason offers the following positions each year:

  • Three (3) advanced positions
  • Six (6) categorical positions: For five categorical positions, the PGY-1 year is spent as a Transitional Year resident at Virginia Mason. For one position, the PGY-1 year is spent as a Preliminary Medicine resident at Virginia Mason.

Our training program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. All applications materials must be forwarded to us through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). Once this process has been completed, your application will be reviewed.

PGY-1 Year Comparison / Preliminary Medicine vs Transitional Year


Helen Bean, DO
Helen Bean, DO, Program Director
Elana Ross
Elana Ross, Program Coordinator

For additional information about our anesthesiology residency program contact:

Elana Ross
Program Coordinator
Virginia Mason
Graduate Medical Education M.S. H8-GME
925 Seneca Street
Seattle, WA 98101
(206) 341-1298