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Applying for OB/GYN Residency

Our residency program consists of 24 residents, six per year. We will be filling six new positions for the 2019-20 academic year. All applicants need to apply using the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) from the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) and the Education Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG).  

We accept applications through ERAS only.  Emailed applications will not be reviewed.

The deadline for submission of your ERAS application to be considered for the 2019 Match is October 29, 2018.  Early applications are encouraged.

A preliminary review of each application will be made upon receipt. We accept both American and foreign medical graduates. There are no minimum scores and clinical experience is not required.  We look at the entire application as a whole and invite the best 100 candidates out of the 500 or so applications that we receive.  While scores are important, so are your transcripts, recommendation letters, personal statement, etc.  We will sponsor J-1 visas, but not H-1 visas.

Your application will be considered complete when all ERAS materials are received.  This includes at least three letters of recommendation, medical school transcripts, dean's letter, ECFMG certificate (if applicable), and documentation of national USMLE or COMLEX scores.  

Interviews are held on Friday mornings in October, November and December. You will be notified by email whether you have been selected for an interview.  Unfortunately, due to the number of applications we receive, we are unable to notify those who are not selected for an interview. 

For further information about our program, please review the applicant handbook below.

If you have additional questions, contact Lori Gallini Hartig, program manager and education specialist at lori.hartig@health.slu.edu.

Applicant Handbook