Applying / Are we a match?

 The Obstetrics and Gynecology residency program offers six categorical positions each year.

Applicant Qualifications

All Applicants--One Standardized Letter of Evaluation (SLOE) should be included in applicants’ ERAS
packages. The SLOE will replace one of the traditional letters of recommendation (LOR)
or the Chair’s letter; applicants should still include two OBGYN LORs (traditional or Chair
where available) and one other LOR.


  • Our specialty will be implementing Program Signaling.
    • Each applicant may choose to send a total of 18 signals with their ERAS
    application (3 gold signals for programs of highest interest and 15 silver signals
    for programs of high interest)
    • Residency Programs must indicate participation when registering for ERAS

  All Applicants must have graduated medical school within the past 5 years of when the next academic year starts.  (i.e. for Match 2023 - Graduation date 2018 in order to start 2023)

  • USMLE Requirements:
    • To be competitive, a PASS score on USMLE Step I and of 225 and above on USMLE Step II CK.
    • Results of the USMLE Step II CK must be received by Feb. 9, 2023 for the application to be considered for the rank list.
  • For our Osteopathic Applicants and the COMLEX/USMLE
    • USMLE is preferred as it can be difficult to compare COMLEX and USMLE scores.
    • You are NOT required to take the USMLE.
    • For those only taking the COMLEX, to be competitive, a score of 625 and above for both Level 1 and Level 2 is preferred.
  • For International Medical Graduates:
    • The Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Women’s Health at the University of Louisville only sponsors J1 visas.
    • You must have at least 6 months of direct patient care experience in the US Health Care System (Observerships do not meet this requirement)
    • ECFMG certification is required at the time of application
    • Must have graduated from medical school within the past 5 years.
  • Application deadline was October 1, 2023.
  • Initial interview invitations were extended on October 24th and 25th, 2023
    • Additional interviews will be offered, if openings are identified after initial invitations
    • All applicants will be notified of their final status (e.g., waitlist or rejection) by December 2, 2023
  • Interview dates:
    • Thursday & Friday 11/2 & 11/3

    • Thursday & Friday 11/16 & 11/17

    • Thursday & Friday 11/30 & 12/1

    • Thursday & Friday 12/14 & 12/15

    • Thursday 1/4

    • Friday 1/5

  • All interviews will be conducted virtually
    • To accommodate applicants from various time zones, we will offer
      • Morning sessions scheduled from 8:00 am – 1:00 pm EST
      • Afternoon sessions scheduled from 11:00 am – 4:00 pm EST

Are we a good fit?

Want to know if you have the characteristics we are looking for in our incoming interns? We have created this virtual application assessment form that allows you to see what characteristics our program reviews for each of our resident applicants. The form is completely anonymous.