Application Process

Applications

The University of California, Los Angeles Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology accepts applications through ERAS, the Electronic Application Service. Only documentation submitted through ERAS will be reviewed for consideration.

Please Note

In line with national recommendations and for the safety of all, our interviews this year will all be conducted virtually.

2022 Match and Application Review

We will begin reviewing applications on October 1, 2022.  Invitations for interviews will be sent out on October 25, 2022.  Applications must contain the common application, personal statement, CV, USMLE Step I, medical school transcripts and all letters of recommendation.  Applications received after November 24, 2022 will not be considered.

  • MyERAS common application
  • Personal statement
  • CV (generated through ERAS)
  • USMLE Step I
  • Medical school transcripts
  • Three (3) Letters of recommendation minimum. One (1) must be chair letter or SLOE, another preferably from an OBGYN. (letters due by Oct 1, 2022)

NOTE - When listing publications, please make sure to include the PMID number.

Important Dates

October 1 - October 25, 2022:

Application review

October 25, 2022:

Invitations to interview extended. If you wish to have your application reviewed for consideration, all application components must be complete and received by start of business (9AM – PST), October 1, 2022. Applications received or completed after October 1, 2022 will be reviewed and considered for waitlist status only.

October 25, 2022:

Acceptance or Denial of invitation confirmed. All interview invitations must be confirmed or denied within 48 hours of receipt.

October 1 - November 24, 2022:

Applications received or completed after October 1, 2021 will be reviewed and considered for waitlist status only.

November 25, 2022:

Application process closed.

TIP FOR SUCCESS:

We communicate with applicants through ERAS, therefore, do not wait until your application is complete before entering it into ERAS. Should we have important information to relay to applicants and you have only loaded your CV, you will receive that information, but if you are not in the system you will miss that update.

2022 INTERVIEW DATES:

Saturday, November 12, 2022

Saturday, November 19, 2022

Saturday, December 10, 2022

Saturday, December 17, 2022

INTERVIEW DAY LOGISTICS: Will be announced upon receipt of invitation to interview acceptance. The interview process usually lasts from 8:00AM until 12:30PM.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

Minimum USMLE Scores:

We have no minimum USMLE score requirements and these are blinded to provide holistic review.

Doctor of Osteopathic (D.O.) Applicants:

D.O. applicants are required to submit UMSLE scores in addition to COMLEX scores.

International Medical Graduate requirements:

We have no additional policies regarding the selection of IMGs for our residency training program. Once minimum application requirements have been met, we consider every applicant's merits and weigh them accordingly.

Before you may apply to our clinical training program, however, it will be necessary for you to complete the following:

  • Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) certificate

Thank you for your interest in our residency training program.