How to Apply

Application and Interview Dates

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology accepts six residents at the PGY-1 level and participates in the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP). All applications from individuals who have completed or are completing requirements at an accredited medical school will be considered. A limited number of outstanding individuals will be granted personal interviews at Stanford. Although senior electives in the department are not required for application, interested students should direct their inquires to the Director of the Medical Student Clerkship in care of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology:

Medical Clerkship Director
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Stanford University School of Medicine
300 Pasteur Drive, Rm. HH333
Stanford, CA  94305-5317
(650) 497-7570

The department participates in the Electronic Residency Application System (ERAS). To apply for Residency, contact your Dean’s Office. Paper applications will not be accepted. A minimum of three letters of recommendation are required to be uploaded through ERAS.

Applications received after October 1, 2017 will be considered for waitlist only. The deadline for submission of electronic applications is November 15. 

2017-2018 Interview Dates

  • Saturday November 11, 2017
  • Monday November 27, 2017
  • Monday December 4, 2017
  • For further questions, call the Residency Program Manager: Jackie Signor at (650) 498-7570 or
  • Foreign medical school graduates should write to:

ERAS Program
P.O. Box 13467
Philadelphia, PA  19101-3467

  • Stanford Hospital and Clinics believes that a residency and fellowship program that is composed of individuals who are both highly qualified and diverse in terms of culture, class, gender, race, ethnicity, background, work and life experiences, skills, and interests is essential to the postgraduate education of physicians.  Because of its strong belief in the value of diversity, SHC especially encourages applications from women and from African Americans, Mexican Americans, Native Americans, and mainland Puerto Ricans, as well as from others whose backgrounds and experience provide additional dimensions that will enhance the postgraduate education program.
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