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How To Apply

Based on APGO and CREOG Guidelines, application dates for the 2023 Summa OBGYN Residency Interview Season are as follows:

  • Application submission - October 1, 2023. Please note that only residency applications submitted through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) will be considered.
  • Interview invitation release dates:  October 24, 2023 (rolling offers following)
  • Summa OBGYN interviews will begin November 3, 2023 and conclude December 15, 2023
  • ALL interviews will be conducted in a virtual format via Thalamus


Read the Summa Health System – Akron Campus Residency Requirements

OB/GYN Program Application Requirements:

US Medical School Application Requirements:

  • Completed USMLE Steps 1 & 2 or COMLEX Level 1 & 2, no exam failures
  • D.O.'s are not required to take the USMLE
  • Minimum passing scores: USMLE= 220 & COMLEX = 575
  • 4th year elective rotation with our program is not a requirement
  • Minimum of 3 letters of recommendation 

International Medical Graduate Application Requirements:

  • USMLE 1 & 2 minimum pass score of 220, no exam failures
  • J1 Visas only
  • Maximum length of time since graduation - 3 years
  • ECFMG Certification required
  • US clinical experience is not a requirement
  • A roster of current residents that includes where they attended medical school can be viewed here


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