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Application Process

Application Process

Application Deadline: November 1, 2020

The University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita OB-GYN Residency Program recruits five PGY-1 positions per academic year.

We will be following the CREOG/APGO specialty-wide standards for the residency application and interview process. More information and a FAQ about the standards can be found here. Our program participates in the Electronic Residency Application Service. Applications are accepted by electronic filing only.

We will follow the APGO and CREOG revised timeline for the 2021 application cycle:

Date                         Activities                             
October 21, 2020 Begin reviewing applications
November 1, 2020 Application deadline

November 10, 2020        
November 17, 2020

Release all interview offers

December 2, 2020
December 9, 2020
December 16, 2020

Interview dates
December 23, 2020 Release final status to applicant
March 2021 Match Day results released

All application materials must be submitted by November 1, 2020.

  • MyERAS common application and CV*
  • Personal statement*
  • USMLE Step I results*
    • USMLE Step 2 Clinical Knowledge results will be required for ranking
  • Medical school transcripts
  • Three letters of recommendation, one of which must be from a member of your medical school's obstetrics and gynecology department
    • One letter of recommendation required for review of application*
  • MSPE Letter

*Denotes items that must be received before an application will be reviewed.

Applicants are reviewed based on academic record, professional background, personal qualities, recommendations, and interviews. The rank list is reviewed in a meeting that includes faculty and residents prior to its submission to the NRMP.

The Interview

Invitations are extended via the ERAS system. Candidates selected for interviews will have an opportunity to meet with faculty, residents, and staff on their interview day.

2021 Interview Dates:

December

  • Wednesday, December 2, 2020
  • Wednesday, December 9, 2020
  • Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Interview Schedule (TBD):

Morning Interview Session

  • 7:45 - Check-in
  • 8:00 - Overview of Program by Residency Program Director Dr. Zachary Kuhlmann
  • 8:30 - Overview of Department and Q&A with Department Chair Dr. David Grainger
  • 8:45 - Break, Interview Check-ins
  • 9:00-12:00 - Interviews with Faculty and Residents and Virtual Tour

Afternoon Interview Session

  • 12:45 - Check-in
  • 1:00 - Overview of Program by Residency Program Director Dr. Zachary Kuhlmann
  • 1:30 - Overview of Department and Q&A with Department Chair Dr. David Grainger
  • 1:45 - Break, Interview Check-ins
  • 2:00-5:00 - Interviews with Faculty and Residents and Virtual Tour 

Application FAQs

What is your application deadline?
Our application deadline is November 1, 2020.

Does your program provide opportunities for "second looks"?
Our program will not participate in second looks this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Do you have minimum USMLE score requirements?
There is no minimum score. We do require a passing score on Step 1, Step 2 CK and CS to be ranked.

Does your program consider Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine applicants?
We assess each individual based on his/her own merits with no policy excluding DO applicants.

Does your program consider International Medical Graduates?
We assess each individual based on his/her own merits with no policy excluding IMGs.

Do IMGs need special certification?
ECFMG certification is required for all International Medical Graduates.

What type of visas do you sponsor?
We offer J-1 visa sponsorship.

Is U.S. clinical experience required to apply for residency?
No.

Is there a requirement for a minimum or maximum time since medical school graduation before entering residency?
No.

Do you offer pre-match positions?
No, we do not offer any pre-match positions.

Last modified: Aug 14, 2020
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Obstetrics & Gynecology
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551 N. Hillside, Suite 500
Wichita, KS 67214

Phone: 316-962-3180
Fax: 316-962-7396

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