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 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • Personal Statement
  • ECFMG Certificate (if applicable)

Important Dates

September 15, 2017
Applicants may send their applications to selected schools

October 1, 2017
Medical School Performance Evaluations (MSPE's) are released to programs

November 1, 2017
Program Application deadline

March 16, 2018
NRMP Match Results

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 given at anytime after an application is received.

Applicants are selected for interviews based on a selection rubric which invovles various aspects of each application.

Step 3: The Interview

Interviews will be on Tuesdays

  • October 31, 2017
  • November 07, 2017
  • November 14, 2017
  • November 28, 2017
  • December 19, 2017

Further information concerning the interview day:

Night-before
A casual dinner and social will be held at 7:00pm. Business casual attire is appropriate.

Interview Day
The day begins with breakfast along side faculty and residents at 7:30am

Department Chairman Welcome
Wendy Hansen, M.D. will give an introduction to our department and introduce each division chair.

Division Chairman Welcome
Each division director will give a description of their respective division.

Individual interviews
Each applicant will participate in five separate interviews.

Facility Tour
A tour of the hospital and medical campus will be given to applicants when they are not interviewing.

Resident Slide-Show
A slide-show presentation about the residency program and resident life will be given to applicants when they are not interviewing.

Lunch
Lunch will be served at 12:30pm.

Step 4: The Match

All PGY-1 positions are offered through the National Residency Match Program (NRMP).

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