Saint Joseph Hospital OB-Gyn Residency

Application Information

The OB-Gyn Residency Program at Saint Joseph Hospital encourages and welcomes all qualified individuals to apply for a residency position. Admission is highly competitive and applicants can be expected to have a first time USMLE Step 1 score of 220 or higher. At this time, COMLEX scores are not accepted. Applications are submitted via ERAS. Generally, interviews are scheduled in November and December and toward the end of the week.

Saint Joseph Hospital Graduate Medical Education Residency program uses ONLY the ERAS system (Electronic Residency Application System) for each year's application process and match. This service necessitates electronic applications only. Please contact ERAS for more information on the application process. You can find more information on ERAS here. We are accepting applications through November.

The following information is required for your application to be accepted for review:

  • Personal statement
  • Dean's letter
  • Medical school transcript
  • USMLE Step 1: Score ~ 220 or above (COMLEX scores will not be accepted)
  • Three letters of recommendation. One of these must be from a practicing, board-certified OB-Gyn physician.

If you have postgraduate training, a letter of recommendation and/or evaluation from the program director is required.

Please note that it is a requirement of our program for residents to be licensed by the State of Colorado, Board of Medical Examiners by the end of the second year of training. The Colorado Board website has further information on this requirement.

All applicants applying to St. Joseph Hospital OB/GYN Residency Program are required to complete Altus Suite for the 2022/2023 admissions cycle.

Altus Suite is a standardized, multi-part online assessment that measures different competencies and attributes that we believe are important for successful students and graduates of our program. Altus Suite will complement the other tools that we use for applicant review and evaluation. In implementing Altus Suite, we are trying to further enhance fairness and objectivity in our selectin process.

To complete Altus Suite visit to create an account and register to complete the following assessments:

  • Casper: 100-120 minute online, open-response situational judgment test- Please sign up for one of the remaining Casper testing dates 9/8/2022 or 9/22/2022
  • Snapshot: 15-minute one-way video interview with standardized questions
  • Duet: 15-minute value-alignment assessment

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