Application Guidelines

Application Guidelines

 

Criteria for Selection of Trainees

 

Trainees in the Division of Gynecologic Oncology must have successfully completed an accredited residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology. They must be Board eligible and file an application with the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology at least 90 days prior to entry into the fellowship. Their application must be approved by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology before beginning their fellowship. They must obtain the knowledge and skills outlined in the "Guide to Learning Gynecologic Oncology" and must conform to the current "Special Requirements for Graduate Medical Education in Gynecologic Oncology" as prescribed by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

 

For all applicants, a complete ERAS application must be received no later than May 1st.  A complete application consists of:

 

  • ERAS Common Application
  • Medical School Transcript
  • USMLE Transcript - (only scores of 200 or higher passed on the first attempt will be considered)
  • 3 letters of recommendation, at least two of which are from ob/gyn faculty members at your institution
  • Personal statement
  • The Medical School Performance Evaluation ("Dean's Letter")

 

Graduates of foreign medical schools must possess a valid ECFMG certificate

We are only able to accept foreign medical graduates who:

  • Can demonstrate spoken and written English proficiency
  • Hold a J-1 visa or have achieved U.S. citizenship.

 

For more information, please contact Tammy Lull, Education Coordinator at tl5s@virginia.edu

 

Applicants will be selected through the "Specialties Matching Services of the National Resident Matching Program" (NRMP).