Application Information

Thank you for your interest in our Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Training Program.  Please review our application process and check our application FAQs.

Application process

Allegheny Health Network participates in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP), and processes applications via Electronic Residency Application Service® (ERAS®).  Applications are reviewed after all materials have been received.

The application to the Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Program includes the following:

  • Completed application
  • Personal statement
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Official transcript from your medical school
  • Medical Student Performance Evaluation
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • USMLE Step 1 results are required for consideration
  • USMLE Step 2 results and COMLEX results should be submitted if taken
  • If you are a graduate of a foreign medical school, your application must also meet the following requirements:
    • J-1 visa eligibility - if needed for employment
    • ECFMG certified prior to any interview

Interview Process

Our program follows the Recommended Standards for the Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Application and Interview Processes set by the Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics (APGO) and the Council on Residency Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology (CREOG).

Interview dates:

     Friday, November 3, 2023

     Friday, November 17, 2023

     Friday, December 15, 2023

   Interviews begin atround 8:00AM and are expected to conclude by 1:00 PM

Application Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  1. Do you offer pre-match positions? No.
  2. Do you have minimum USMLE score requirements? No.  We perform holistic review of applications.
  3. Do I have to take Step 2 before my interview?  Step 1 scores are required prior to invitation for an interview. Although we do not require a Step 2 score for an interview, we strongly recommend that you provide a Step 2 score prior to the rank list deadline.
  4. What is your application deadline? We follow the Recommended Standards for the Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Application and Interview Processes set by APGO and CREOG.
  5. Is your program “DO friendly”? We encourage DO students to apply to our program. Several of our residents and faculty have completed their medical school training at an osteopathic medical school.
  6. If I have taken COMLEX Level 1, do I also need to take USMLE Step 1? A USMLE exam score is required.
  7. What type of visas do you sponsor? Our institution sponsors J-1 Visas only. 

Visiting students

We encourage visiting sub-interns on our Labor and Delivery and Gynecologic Oncology services.  Due to limited availability, we have a competitive application process and make acceptance decisions on a rolling basis beginning March 1.  Students may apply through VSAS and visit Student Affairs for more information.  USMLE score report, medical school transcript, current CV, cover letter outlining reasons for applying, and a letter of recommendation are required for application.

Allegheny Health Network is proud to offer unique opportunities for underrepresented minority medical students to ensure the diversity of future generations of health care leaders.  To read more about the clerkship, please visit the Dr. George J. Magovern, Sr. Underrepresented Minority (URiM) Clerkship website, or submit a VSLO to initiate the application process.

Contact Information

For Residency Program:
Vicki Bassett, Residency Program Coordinator                                                                                 
Phone: (412) 578-5587                                                                            

Thank you for your interest in our residency program.  Please note that due to the volume of applications we receive, we are unable to provide status updates.  We adhere to the APGO and CREOG standards listed above and will notify you regarding the status of your application via email.


For Visiting Students:
Amanda Zunic, Executive Assistant 
Phone: (412) 578-1905