ERAS Headshots for Medical Residency Applicants
The medical residency program is a process that determines the next few years of a doctor's future. Medical residency in the US implements an online application system referred to as ERAS. The system requires a headshot of the medical resident applicant. These headshots get uploaded to the ERAS or Electronic Residency Application Service. There are specifications that need to be met when submitting your photo or the system will kick it out. Of course a great headshot always comes in handy. The medical resident can use it on LinkedIn, Facebook, or other social media.
Some hospitals in the medical residency program even use your ERAS headshot on your security badge I'm told.
I love these sessions as they are usually short and sweet as we go for that one great take. I shoot tethered to a computer and the images come up on a group of screens in my studio. We talk about what would make the images better. We try a couple of different lighting set ups if need be. We're looking for the most flattering and professional shot we can create. We want warm, confident, and approachable with a little more than usual emphasis on the warmth.
It's not uncommon for a few folks in the same program to come to me at the same time. This is always fun.
Such was the case with these three folks. Brother, sister, and fiance all going down the same path to becoming doctors.