ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Admission requirements to apply for Residency position at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology include:

Graduates of Schools of Medicine accredited by the LCME

  1. Fill out the NRMP application form.

  2. Fill out the ERAS application form (Until November 15) and submit:

    • Official transcript of credits from your pre-medical institution.

    • Official transcript of credits from your medical school.

    • Medical Student Performance Evaluation with your academic ranking in terms of the group and your personal qualifications.

    • Two letters of recommendation, preferably from faculty in Ob-Gyn or related that have directly supervised your work as a medical student.

    • Official evidence of having approved the USMLE Part I and II (CS & CK) in no more than two attempts.

    • Curriculum vitae

    • ECFMG Certification for foreign medical students

  3. Candidates must be bilingual (English and Spanish).



  4. Junior Internship (4 to 6 weeks) in our service is highly recommended.  The requirements for the rotation are:

    • Medical Students – Make arrangements between the Medical School of the Students and the School of Medicine of the University of Puerto Rico.
    • Residents - a formal letter from your program requesting the rotation including possible dates, Letter of Agreement between Programs, apply for a Provisional License in Puerto Rico (Internet application at http://www.salud.gov.pr) and the certification of malpractice Insurance coverage.

    • Physicians - a formal letter requesting the rotation including possible dates, a Provisional License in Puerto Rico (Internet application at http://www.salud.gov.pr) and the certification of malpractice Insurance coverage.