Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Application and Interview

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Thank you for your interest in our Residency Program in Obstetrics and Gynecology at NewYork Presbyterian Hospital - Weill Cornell Medical College. The information on this site offers a general description of our training program.

As you may know, all applicants for the GME-1 positions in Obstetrics and Gynecology are expected to apply using the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) through your Dean's Office and join the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) and the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG). You may obtain detailed information on the application process by contacting your Dean's Office or the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG), or by visiting the AAMC ERAS website.

We will accept electronic applications only. Residency interview dates are:

Friday, October 27, 2017
Friday, November 10, 2017
Friday, November 17, 2017
Friday, December 1, 2017

Your file will be considered complete and reviewed for interview when the following documents have been received:

  • Common application form
  • Dean's letter (MSPE)
  • Medical School transcript
  • Three (3) Letters of Recommendation
  • USMLE Step I
  • Personal statement
  • CV

When completing your application, please be sure to check the box indicating your request for electronic transmission of your licensure test scores. Also, please be sure to update your electronic application with any changes such as contact address, e-mail address, telephone number or honors received.

Additional information:

  • We do not have a minimum score requirement for USMLE Steps 1 and 2.
  • No time requirements for time between medical school graduation and residency.
  • Our institution sponsors J-1 visas only.
  • US experience is not a requirement, but always helpful.

If you have any additional questions, please contact Patrisha Harripersaud, Residency Coordinator, at cumc-obgyn@med.cornell.edu. Our fax number is (212) 746-8490.


Tirsit Asfaw, M.D.
Residency Program Director

Stephen T. Chasen, M.D.
Associate Residency Program Director