How to Apply

The University of Kentucky Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology offers five PGY-1 positions each year. These appointments are awarded through the National Residency Match Program (NRMP)

Please contact us with questions.

Step 1: Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS)

ERAS collects the following information:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Medical school transcripts
  • USMLE licensure exam transcripts (REQUIRED)
  • Medical school performance evaluations (Dean's Letter)
  • Minimum of three letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement
  • Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) certificate (if applicable)

Important Dates

Sept. 1, 2020: Applicants may send their applications to selected schools.

Oct. 21, 2020: Residency programs may begin reviewing applications. MSPEs are released.

Nov. 10 and Nov. 17, 2020: OB-GYN residency programs issue invitations for interviews.

March 19, 2021: National Residency Match Program match results are available.

After you select our program code, the application is available to our department electronically for review.

Please visit the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) to start your application.

Step 2: Interview Invitations

An invitation for an interview will be sent out through the ERAS scheduling system. Applicants will have 48 hours to respond to the interview invitation before it will be offered to another candidate. Rolling interview invitations will continue for those placed on our waitlist. 

Candidates not initially invited for an interview will begin receiving an email indicating their application status (waitlist or rejected). 

Applicants are selected for interviews based on a selection rubric which involves various aspects of each application. During this busy time of year, phone calls will not be accepted. Please email if you have questions regarding your application or the interview process. 

Step 3: The Interview

Interviews will be on Tuesdays.

  • Dec. 1, 2020
  • Dec. 8, 2020
  • Dec. 15, 2020
  • Jan. 5, 2021
  • Jan. 12, 2021

Further information concerning the interview day:

For the fall of 2020, we will offer only virtual interviews. There will be a casual virtual resident get-together on the night prior to the interviews.

Step 4: The Match

All PGY-1 positions are offered through the NRMP.

The department follows the policies and agreements set by the NRMP.