Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Admissions and Benefits

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Submit Applications by Nov. 1, 2021

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All graduates of U.S.-accredited medical or osteopathic schools and ECFMG-approved foreign medical schools are invited to apply to our residency program. Applications are accepted only through the Electronic Residency Application Service. Applicants may begin applying as soon as ERAS opens, generally in September.

Our deadline for submission of all required application documents is Nov. 1, 2021.

Baylor College of Medicine Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology does not discriminate on the basis of race or nationality.

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Required Application Documents (All Residency Applicants)

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  • ERAS Application
  • Medical School Transcript
  • Medical Student Performance Evaluation
  • USMLE and/or COMLEX Transcript(s)
  • Letters of Recommendation (minimum of three)
  • Personal Statement
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The program is open to U.S. citizens, permanent U.S. immigrants and international applicants as follows:

Graduates of medical schools in the United States and Canada

Graduates of medical schools outside the United States and Canada who meet one of the following qualification. (1) Have a currently valid certificate from the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG). (2) Have successfully completed a Fifth Pathway program provided by an LCME-accredited medical school.

H1B visas are not sponsored by BCM for Graduate Medical Education.

Additional documentation requirements may be found on the BCM Graduate Medical Education web page. Applicants who are not ECFMG certified at the time their application is submitted will not be considered for interview. Multiple attempts at passing USMLE will reduce the applicants’ chance of being offered an interview. Prior clinical experience is not required.

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International Medical Graduates

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All international medical graduates must be ECFMG-certified at the time of application to be considered for an interview. No U.S. clinical experience is required.

Please note: Visa sponsorship is considered on a case-by-case basis and is neither implied nor guaranteed. Should we consider visa sponsorship, we will only sponsor J-1 visas.

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2021 Interview Dates

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  • Nov. 3
  • Nov. 17
  • Dec. 1 
  • Dec. 15

Applicants will be contacted via Thalamus if selected for an interview. Interview dates and times are granted on a first come, first served basis. Approximately 35-40 applicants are scheduled to interview per day during our twice-daily sessions. Interview dates fill quickly, so please apply early.

Due to the pandemic, all interviews will be virtual this year. For up-to-date information on how Baylor College of Medicine is responding to the pandemic, visit our Coronavirus website.

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Benefits

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See stipends and benefits information on the Baylor College of Medicine’s graduate medical education website. Stipend levels are at the national average, but Houston's cost of living ranks among the lowest of metropolitan areas in the United States.

Maintaining your physical and emotional wellness is a prerequisite to professional success. Our residents have access to a number of programs to support their well-being. View wellness resources.

Information about vacation and leave of absences is available on the graduate medical education website.

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Diversity

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We aim to develop resident physicians from diverse backgrounds of the highest stature. By gathering a team of healthcare professionals from different experiences, values, and background we welcome an environment that promotes growth in our academic success and promotes culturally effective and equitable care. Read more about our commitment to institutional diversity, inclusion and equality.

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Program Affiliate Recognized for Diversity

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A new hospital rankings list from the Lown Institute recognized Harris Health System, which includes our affiliate, Ben Taub hospital, ranked No. 1 nationwide for its commitment to equity, inclusion and community health. 

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