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Department of

Obstetrics and Gynecology

How to Apply

The Obstetrics and Gynecology residency program offers seven categorical positions each year. We do not offer preliminary or part time positions. The residency program participates in the National Ranking Matching Program (NRMP)

All applications must be submitted through the Electronic Residency Application Services (ERAS). We do not offer positions outside the match nor through any other mechanism than ERAS. To obtain further information on our program, please visit the AAMC FREIDA Website.

2019 Interviews

All interviews are on Fridays beginning at 7:30 am and will end approximately at 2:00 pm in the Medical Science Building located at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine in Room 4352.  There is a social event with the residents on the Thursday evening before the interview dates.

  • REVISED DATES: November, 1, 2019; November 8, 2019, November 22, 2019 and December 6, 2019

The prerequisites for the University of Cincinnati Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Program:

  • All Applications must be received by October 1, 2019 in order to be considered for interview.
  • All Applicants must have three (3) letters of recommendation
  • All Applicants must have graduated medical school within in the past 5 years of when the next academic year starts.  (i.e. for Match 2020 - Graduation date 2015 in order to start 2020)

USMLE Requirements:

  • To be competitive, a score of 235 and above on both the USMLE Step I and Step II CK.
  • USMLE Step II CS must be passed prior to Match.
  • Results of the USMLE Step II CK must be received by Feb. 15, 2020, 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 USMLE.
  • For those only taking the COMLEX, to be competitive a score of 625 and above for both Level 1 and Level 2.

For International Medical Graduates:

  • The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Cincinnati only sponsors J1 visas.
  • No previous US experience is required.
  • ECFMG certification is not required at the time of application, but is required by the match.
  • Must have graduated from medical school within the past 5 years.
  • Please note: We do not offer extended observerships. We do however offer the option for a second look visit, which would consist of a one day clinical observation, allowing you the ability to experience our program first hand, including faculty, resident interactions and facility exposure. If you wish to do an extended experience, you must follow the College of Medicine's Visiting Student Procedures. This applies to all individuals, even if you are a practicing physician in your home country.
If you have any questions, please contact:

Deana Brown
Residency Program Manager
UC Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
231 Albert Sabin Way, MSB-4408
Mail Location 0526
Cincinnati, OH 45267-0526

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More Information

For more information on the residency training program, please contact:

Deana Brown
Residency Program Manager
Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
231 Albert Sabin Way, MSB-4408
Mail Location 0526
Cincinnati, OH 45267-0526

Phone: 513-558-7651