Applying / Are we a match?

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

Applicant Qualifications

  • All Applicants must have three (3) letters of recommendation. 
    • While a Chairman or Clerkship director letter is preferred, it is not required.
    • At least one letter should be from an Ob-Gyn.
  • All Applicants must have graduated medical school within the past 5 years of when the next academic year starts.  (i.e. for Match 2022 - Graduation date 2017 in order to start 2022)
  • USMLE Requirements:
    • To be competitive, a score of 225 and above on both the USMLE Step I and Step II CK.
    • Results of the USMLE Step II CK must be received by Feb. 10, 2022 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.
  • All applications must be received by November 1, 2020
  • Initial interview invitations will be extended on November 10 and 17, 2020
    • Additional interviews will be offered, if openings are identified after initial invitations
    • All applicants will be notified of their final status by December 23, 2020
  • Interview dates:
    • Thursday, November 19
    • Friday, November 20
    • Thursday, December 3
    • Friday, December 4
    • Thursday, December 10
    • Friday, December 11
    • Thursday, January 7
    • Friday, January 8
    • Friday, January 22
  • All interviews will be conducted virtually
    • To accommodate applicants from various time zone, we will offer
      • Morning sessions scheduled from 8:30 am – 12:30 am EST
      • Afternoon sessions scheduled from 11:00 am – 3:00 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.