How to Apply

The Boston Medical Center Residency Program in Obstetrics and Gynecology participates in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP).  All applications must be processed through the Electronic Resident Application Service (ERAS).

Applicants must submit a complete ERAS application comprised of the following:

  • Three letters of recommendation, one of which must come from a faculty member in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  A chairman’s letter is not required, but is encouraged.
  • Examination Requirements – USMLE Step 1 or Comlex 1 is required to be considered for interview.  All applicants are required to pass USMLE Steps 1 & 2, or COMLEX Levels 1 &  2 to be eligible for Massachusetts licensure.
  • Official Medical School Transcript
  • Personal Statement
  • Medical Student Performance Evaluation (MSPE) letter
  • ECFMG certificate (for foreign medical graduates)

International Medical Graduates

  • All graduates of international medical schools must apply through the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG).
  • Must have had a minimum of one (1) year of “hands on” clinical experience in the U.S.  Observerships or research rotations do not meet this requirement.
  • No greater than three (3) years since the time of graduation from medical school
  • Unfortunately, we are unable to sponsor visas at this time.

Interview Season

Beginning academic year 2022-2023 all interviews will be held virtually. 

Interview dates are as follows:

  • November 16, 2022 – (Morning interview session)
  • December 7, 2022 – (Morning interview session)
  • December 14, 2022 – (Morning interview session)
  • January 11, 2023 – (Afternoon interview session – due to time considerations, West Coast applicants given first priority)

The application submission deadline is Tuesday, September 28th @ Midnight, ESTOnly those applicants with complete applications will be considered for interview.   Applicants selected for interview will be notified by email and given an opportunity to choose one of the designated interview dates via Thalamus, an online interview scheduling service.  Offers for interview will be released on Tuesday, October 25, 2022.  

For any additional questions or more information, please contact:

Shirley Cole
Residency Program Manager
Phone: 617.414.5193
Fax: 617.414.7300

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