How to Apply

We are committed to admitting applicants of the highest quality from diverse backgrounds.

Number of Residents Accepted

Our program is competitive and selective. Each year we receive nearly 600 applications and conduct approximately 95 interviews.

Our residency boasts a low resident-to-faculty ratio. We have a total of 36 residents in our program, and we accept only 9 new residents per year.

Submitting Your Application

We accept applications for our residency program through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) beginning Sept. 15 of each year.

All candidates must participate in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP).


Nov. 15 of each year


To apply for our program, you must meet these qualifications:

  • graduated from medical school within the past three years
  • must have taken USMLE and/or COMEX Step I and II with passing scores — no minimum score requirement
  • if you’re not a U.S. citizen, you must be eligible to obtain a J-1 visa

Application Requirements

Through ERAS, the following must be submitted:

  • CV
  • personal statement
  • at least three letters of recommendation, preferably with one from OB-GYN chair or program director
  • USMLE and/or COMLEX transcript(s)
  • Medical School Performance Evaluation (MSPE)
  • medical school transcript including class rank
  • visa status


All applicants are also required to complete Casper and Duet as part of their application for the 2023/24 admissions cycle.

Our program’s test number is CSP-20101.

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

  • Casper: 90-110 minute online, open-response situational judgment test
  • Duet: 15-minute value-alignment assessment

If there are any issues or questions please reach out to us (see below).


We will conduct interviews during the first half of December and will be offering morning, afternoon and evening options.  All interviews will be conducted virtually via Zoom.

We will also host an optional virtual meet-and-greet with some of the current residents via Zoom.

Generally, each candidate is interviewed by the chair, program director, a faculty member, a pair of residents and one group discussion with the assistant program director, a resident, and a few other applicants.

Contact Us

If you have questions, please contact:

Training Program Administrator

Amy Bumbaco

Residency Program Administrator

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Conventus, 1001 Main Street, 5th Floor, Buffalo, NY 14203

Phone: (716) 323-0631; Fax: (716) 323-0594