Applicant Criteria

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Residency Candidate Selection Information

Applicants must fulfill the following requirements to be considered for interview at the New Hanover Regional Medical Center OB/GYN Residency Program:

  • Approximate number of applicants per year: 180
  • Approximate number of interviews offered per year: 50
  • Approximate cut-off scores on USMLE 1 & 2 for interview selection: >200 & COMLEX 600
  • Percent of interviewed students who had a previous elective: <5%
  • Percent of selected residents who are in AOA: 10%
  • Graduates pursue both private practice and fellowships

This program receives residency applications using ERAS - the Electronic Residency Application Service from the Association of American Medical Colleges. The ERAS application includes all traditional components of a residency application, including the application itself, a personal statement, dean's letter, medical school transcript, and three letters of recommendation. In addition, the applicant's USMLE transcript, including test history and scores, and photograph are required.