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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

Application Requirements

Baystate's Pathology Residency Program requires:

  • USMLE scores: Score of 210 or higher on Step 1 & 2, with no more than 1 fail/attempt.
  • 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
  • Photo
  • ECFMG Certification
  • All residency candidates must fulfill Baystate Resident Appointment Requirements.


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