How to Apply

Only applications submitted through the Electronic Residency Application Service® (ERAS®) will be considered. ERAS® opens on July 15th for fellowship programs and October 21st *** for residency programs. Interview slots fill-up quickly, therefore, it is to your benefit to submit complete applications early. We participate in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) for PGY-1 level resident positions. 

 *** ERAS has modified dates for the 2021 Residency Application Cycles.  

OBGYN Residency Program 2021 Interview Season Timeline 

  • November 1: Application submission deadline.
  • November 10 and November 17: Interview offers released. 
    • Applicants will have a minimum of 48 hours to accept or decline the offer.
  • Interview Dates
    • Saturday, November 21
    • Saturday, December 5
    • Saturday, December 12
    • Saturday, December 19
  • December 23: Final application status released. 

Eligibility Requirements

  • You must have successfully completed the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) Steps I and II and CS. It is preferred that each exam be taken and passed on the first attempt.  Although we may offer you an interview if your Step 2 or CS scores are not available, you will not be ranked if those scores are not available by the rank submission deadline. 
  • You must have a letter from the dean of the medical school where you matriculated. 
  • Three letters of professional and/or academic reference are required and only accepted via ERAS®. The letters must be current as of 18 months prior to being sent to the residency or fellowship program in ERAS®. 
  • Applicants who are graduates of a United States LCME- or AOA-accredited medical school shall provide proof of graduation or pending “on-time” graduation. An official transcript, diploma, or “on-time” letter must be sent via ERAS®. 
  • Applicants who have not graduated from a United States- or Canadian-accredited medical school shall request certification of completion (by seal) by an official of the medical school. If the medical school is not in the United States, such official letters shall be in English and/or have a certified or notarized English translation of the content. 
  • If you are a Non-Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) graduate, you must be Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) certified.  

Residents must be United States citizens, lawful permanent residents, a refugee, an asylee, or must possess the appropriate documentation to legally train in an U.S. ACGME accredited program.  We accept ECFMG sponsored J-1 visas only. 

Morehouse School of Medicine does not offer observership and externship experiences. 

Please refer to the GME Resident Eligibility, Selection, and Appointment policies available in the GME Office and website for additional information.