Application Procedure for Residency


Our program will be participating in ERAS (Electronic Residency Application Service). Please submit all application requirements directly to your Dean's Office. International medical graduates should apply through the ECFMG office. No applications should be sent through the mail. We will require the following for a completed application:

  • USMLE Part 1 score of 220 or higher
  • Brief curriculum vitae. (CV with the ERAS program is acceptable)
  • Three letters of reference are required.
    • Two letters from the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
    • Dean’s letter
  • Medical School Transcript
  • Although a photograph is optional, it is very helpful to track residents after their interview
  • Application deadline is October 17th 

Interview and Selection Procedure

  • Candidate’s application will be considered only if all requirements listed in the application procedure are completed and received.
  • All applications need to be completed by October 17th and applications not completed by that date may not be considered.
  • When your application is complete you will be notified whether or not you have been selected for an interview.

Selected candidates will be invited for an interview at Yale on November 12, November 19, December 10, or December 17.

Requirements for Foreign Graduates

  • Our program will be participating in ERAS (Electronic Residency Application Service). No applications will be accepted through the mail.
  • We require that a foreign medical graduate have at least one month on an acute medicine service in the United States before he/she can be considered for residency (cannot be an observership) and the program director must write a letter of recommendation attesting to the applicant’s clinical competence.
  • Passed USMLE Part I with board score of 220 or higher. Do not require Step 2 or 3 for application.
  • Before the final match you must have valid ECFMG certificate
  • If you are not a U.S. citizen / green card holder and match in the Ob/Gyn Residency Program at Yale, you will be offered a J1 visa. Alternative visas (such as H1) will be considered on an individual basis. Applicants who are refuges or asylees are eligible to apply
  • Application deadline is October 17th