Obstetrics & Gynecology Applicant Information
Four First Year Positions
Since 1995, our program has participated in the AAMC's Electronic Residency Application Service, called ERAS, to accept and process residency applications. This is a computerized application service which is available to all medical students attending accredited schools in the United States, as well as international medical graduates via the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG). Medical students interested in applying to our program can request information but applications and supporting documentation must be submitted directly from the medical schools via the Internet. Someone in your medical school's Dean's Office should be able to counsel you regarding this procedure. The NRMP Program Code for our four OB/GYN Categorical positions is 1689220C0. Our ACGME Program ID is #220-47-21-274.
*We do not allow externships or observerships*
Step I USMLE - passed on first attempt
Step II USMLE - (preferred) passed on first attempt
COMLEX Part 1 and 2 comparable scores to USMLE above
Preference for members of current year's graduating class.
Preference for applicants ranked within top 25% of their graduating class.
Institutional Policy on Resident Recruitment, Eligibility, and Selection The Graduate Medical Education Programs of the University of Tennessee College of Medicine Chattanooga acknowledge and follow the eligibility and selection criteria for resident applicants stated in the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) Institutional Requirements, as well as the rules of the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP).
Medical Education: Only the following individuals will be considered as applicants in residency programs in the University of Tennessee Graduate Medical Education Programs
Visa Status: Visa status for International Medical Graduates must fall within the following categories:
Please view the links below regarding our current Initial Resident Letter of Agreement and terms and conditions of appointment, as well as recruitment, selection, and appointment policy:
Go to our web page: www.utcomchatt.org for more information about our institutions and Chattanooga. For hospital information, including Children's, click on the link at the bottom of the home page, "Erlanger Health System." For interesting information about our wonderful city, click on another link at the bottom of page for "Living in Chattanooga." There is more information at www.chattanoogafun.com from our Convention and Visitors Bureau, including hotel information for your stay. Several hotels may give you discounts if you identify yourself as interviewing with the UT College of Medicine and Erlanger, including the Hilton Garden Inn Downtown and Courtyard by Marriott in downtown Chattanooga near 4th Street and the riverfront - an easy drive to Erlanger for your interview.
Application Process and Interviews
The Department of OB/GYN selects residents with due consideration of their preparedness to enter into the program. Personal characteristics and aptitude, as well as academic credentials, will be considered in selection. The OB/GYN Residency Program participates in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP).
If you desire additional information about our program, you can write to us at:
Note: The Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners requires that applicants for license in Tennessee must be graduates either from LCME or AOA accredited schools or from international schools whose admission criteria are comparable to LCME medical schools. The UT College of Medicine Chattanooga and its programs have determined that they will only consider applicants for student rotations or residency/fellowship applications who are from schools who meet these same criteria so they would be eligible for medical license in Tennessee after completing residency. Currently the Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners considers the following offshore international schools comparable to LCME accredited medical schools: American University of the Caribbean, Ross University, St. George's University, and SABA (Netherlands, Antilles).