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Applying to the Obstetrics Gynecology Residency

Application Process

The UMMS-Baystate Ob/Gyn Residency Program participates in the ERAS Program for the residency application process. For information about applying to our Ob-Gyn residency, visit the ERAS website.

  • We follow guidelines on the application and interview processes set forth by The Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics. For more information please visit the APGO website
  • The deadline for the receipt of the ERAS application is October 1.
  • Applications received by fax, mail or e-mail will not be accepted.
  • Qualified applicants are identified based on academic performance, passing USMLE/COMLEX I & II scores, and letters of recommendation.

Application Requirements

  • Completed Common ERAS Application Form
  • USMLE or COMLEX Step I and II Scores, passing on the first attempt
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Dean's Letter
  • Transcript
  • Personal Statement
  • Three (3) Letters of Recommendation (it is strongly recommended that one be from a clerkship or Sub-I director).
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  • All residency candidates must fulfill Baystate Resident Appointment Requirements

Baystate Medical Center accepts only J1 Clinical Visas, and we require one full year of hands-on clinical experience in the U.S. for international applicants.


Virtual Interviewing

Consistent with recommendations from the AAMC and the ACGME, UMMS-Baystate GME programs will conduct interviews virtually for all applicants. The chosen platform is Thalamus.

We are developing the process as well as the schedule for the 2020-2021 interview season, and updates will be published when available.