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Applying to the Pathology Residency

Application Process

The Department of Pathology participates in the ERAS program for the residency application process. A completed ERAS application includes:

  • Personal Statement
  • Dean's Letter
  • Transcript
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • USMLE scores
  • Photo
  • ECFMG Certification 

Application Requirements

How to Choose a Pathology ResidencyHere's the key question to ask at all of your interviews.
Baystate's Pathology Residency Program requires:
  • USMLE scores: Score of 210 or higher on Step 1 & 2, with no more than 1 fail/attempt. COMLEX scores are also accepted for DO students.
  • Graduation from Medical School: Must be within the past five (5) years.
  • Clinical Experience: Does not include observership within past two (2) years.
  • Visa: J-1
    H-1B accepted only with:
    • Successfully passed all USMLE steps 1, 2, & 3.
    • approval from Residency Program Director
    • approval from DIO



Once completed applications are reviewed, qualified applicants will be invited to interview.

In general, we offer interviews in November, December, and January.


Kerry Hayes, GME Program Administrator
phone: 413-794-5085