Obstetrics and Gynecology

Core Career Advisors

  • USMLE Data
    USMLE Data
    UNR Med 2013 - 2019 U.S. Allopathic Seniors (2018)
    Step Matched Step Matched Unmatched
    Step 1 Mean  226 Step 1 Mean  230 218
    Step 2 Mean  240 Step 2 Mean  247 235
  • PRECENTILE DISTRIBUTION FOR ALL MATCHED SENIORS (2016-2018)
    PRECENTILE DISTRIBUTION FOR ALL MATCHED SENIORS (2016-2018)
     Criteria  UNR Med 25th 50th 75th
    # Matched Seniors 6 14 20 29
    % of Class 3.1 4.2 5.5 7
    Mean # of programs on rank order list 6.2 11.6 12.6 13.8
    Mean # of programs ranked in specialty 6 11.3 12.1 13.8
    Mean # of research experiences 1.6 2.7 3.2 3.8
    Mean # of volunteer experiences 5.6 6.8 8.1 9.2
    Mean Step 1 Score 218.5 225.1 229 233.7
    Mean Step 2 Score 236.7 241.4 245.3 248.7

    Charting Outcomes of the Match  | (3rd Party Document Download)

  • Outcomes of the 2019 Match
    Outcomes of the 2019 Match
     Year # Programs # Positions Offered # Unfilled Programs # U.S. Senior Applicants # Total Applicants % Filled US Seniors % Filled Total 
    PGY-1 267 1395 2 1284 2026 75.20 99.80%
    PGY-1
    Prelim
    14 18 6 162 214 22.20% 50.00%
  • Does Step 2 score influence rank?

    Program dependent. However, an increase on Step 2 from Step 1 can improve and application.

  • Should Applicants Do Away Rotations?

    Yes. 

  • UNR Med Away Rotation Placements 2013-2019
    • Creighton University School of Medicine
    • Loma Linda University School of Medicine
    • University of Arizona
    • University of California, Davis
    • University of California, Irvine
    • University of California, LA David Geffen SOM
    • University of California, Los Angeles
    • University of Chicago
    • University of Chicago Pritzker SOM
    • University of Michigan Ann Arbor
    • University of North Carolina
    • University of Pittsburgh SOM
    • University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio
    • University of Wisconsin
  • Application Strategies

    Research?  

    • Research will always improve an application but it is not a requirement. It doesn’t have to be OB/GYN research either.
    • According to the NRMP, applicants who match have an average of 3.4 research experiences and 4.9 presentations/abstracts.
    • Be prepared to talk about your work.                                                        

    Personal Statement

    • Demonstrate a genuine interest in OB/GYN
    • Describe why you want to pursue a career in women's health
    • Include unique experiences, personal events and qualities that are relevant to the specialty                                                        

    Letters of Recommendation

    • Three (3) letters are recommended, a 4th can be from a research mentor
    • A Chair’s/Clerkship Director letter should be included
    • At least one letter from within the specialty
    • Other Specialties to consider for LOR Primary Care and Surgery                                                 

    Application Timing

    • Programs begin reviewing applicants as soon as ERAS opens                                                             
    • Programs begin offering Interviews as soon as ERAS opens

    Reminder 

    • Mean Step 1 Score is 230 for Matched applicants
    • Mean Step 2 Score is 247 for Matched Applicants               

    Interviews

    Program interviews are from October – January.

  • Online Resources
  • Matched Programs

    2019

    • U Kansas SOM- Kansas City
    • St. Francis Hospital-CT
    • UC Davis Med Ctr-CA

    2018

    • University of Nevada SOM-Las Vegas
    • University of Nevada SOM-Las Vegas
    • Tulane University - LS
    • Oakwood Hospital, MI

    2017

    • University of Nevada- Las Vegas      

    2016

    • UC Irvine Medical Center-CA

    2015

    • University of Nevada - Las Vegas
    • Tulane University SOM-LA
    • Tulane University SOM-LA
    • University of Tennessee SOM-Knoxville
    • University of Nebraska Medical Center

    2014 

    • Florida State University COM
    • Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
    • University of Nevada-Las Vegas
    • Carolinas Medical Center – NC                     

    2013

    • University of Nevada-Las Vegas
    • UNSOM-LV (then transferred to Michigan due to marriage)
    • John Peter Smith Hospital - TX
    • John Peter Smith Hospital - TX
    • Sparrow Hospital - MI
    • Univ. of Arkansas SOM –Little Rock (transferred to Denver program)
    • Baylor University Medical Center-Dallas
    • UC Irvine

    2011

    • University of Nevada-Las Vegas
    • UC San Diego Medical Center

    2010

    • UC Irvine Medical Center
    • UCM/Fletcher Allen - VT
    • Banner Good Samaritan - AZ
    • University of Arizona
    • University of Nevada-Las Vegas
    • University of Nevada-Las Vegas
    • University of Arizona