How to Apply — Obstetrics Gynecology Residency at St. Vincent Medical Center

Application Deadline

Our application deadline is Dec. 1 every year. All interviews will be conducted via Zoom due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Applications are accepted ONLY through the Electronic Residency Applications System (ERAS). We do not accept paper applications; please do not send anything via postal mail, email or fax.

Match Program Participation

Our program participates in the National Resident Matching Program.

NRMP Program Number: 1580220C0
FREIDA Identifier: 2203800374
ACGME Program Number: 2203800374

Application Requirements

To be considered for the program, a completed ERAS application must include:

  • An official Dean’s Letter or equivalent from medical school
  • Two or more letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Medical school transcript
  • USMLE or COMLEX test scores. Candidates who have a test failure will not be eligible for consideration

Candidate Eligibility

Basic requirements for consideration of applications:

  • United States citizen, permanent resident or able to obtain visa.
  • Graduate (or on track to graduate) with MD or DO degree from a medical school in the U.S. or Canada within the last five years.
  • International medical school graduates must have a valid ECFMG certification or a full and unrestricted license to practice medicine in the U.S.
  • Completed ERAS application 

International Medical Graduate (IMG) applicants must meet the following qualifications for full consideration:

  • Must have US health care experience
  • Must have a valid ECFMG certification at the time of match
  • Board scores – COMLEX and/or USMLE Step 1 required, Step 2 preferred. Prior to starting residency, you must have passed Step 1, Step 2 CK and CS of either USMLE or COMLEX. We prefer all listed steps be passed on the first attempt.
  • No cut-off date for medical school graduation, but preferred within the last five years

Visa sponsorship is evaluated on a case-by-case basis for J-1 Visa and H-1B Visa. H-1B Visas are preferred and offered on a on a very limited basis to exceptional candidates only.