Ob/GYN Residency Applications
Eight openings will be available at the first-year level on July 1st of each year. Appointments are made for one year and renewed at the end of each year on the basis of satisfactory performance. Only under unusual circumstances are appointments considered at other than the first-year level or at times other than July 1st. To ensure adequate consideration, applications for appointment (through ERAS) should be completed as early as possible, and not later than November 1.
Additional Materials Required for OBGYN Applicants
- Minimum of 3 recommendation letters, including one from OBGYN
- MSPE (Medical Student Performance Evaluation)
- Personal Statement
- For applicants with previous training: reference letters from Program Director
Application and Interview Process
Our residency program will be following the recommendations from the Council on Residency Education (CREOG) and the Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics (APGO), for the 2020-2021 interview season.
All interviews will be conducted virtually for the entire interview cycle.
Our final Ob/GYN residency application deadline will be November 1, 2020.
We will limit our program interview invitations to the number of interview slots available.
Interviews are generally conducted from mid-November through January. Applicants granted interviews will be notified through ERAS.
Applicants will have a minimum of 48 hours after the interview invitation email has been sent to respond.
We will release our initial interview invitations on November 10, 2020.
All applicants will be notified of their status (invited for interview; wait-listed; or rejected) by December 23, 2020.
Questions and information may be directed to:
Eileen Griego, Residency Coordinator
Danielle Mason, MD, Residency Program Director
Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics
11175 Campus Street
Coleman Pavilion #11105
Loma Linda, California 92350
OBGYN Applicant FAQ
What factors are most important when your program is considering applicants?
We perform a holistic review of all applications, as our primary goal is to select individuals who are mission aligned with the vision and values of our institution.
When are residency applicant interviews conducted?
We conduct interviews from mid-November through January. Applicants who are granted interviews will be notified through ERAS.
Are there minimum USMLE Score Requirements?
Typically, applicants should have a USMLE Step 1 score of 200 or above for consideration for an interview.