OB-GYN Residency FAQs

What type of USMLE scores are you looking for?

USMLE scores higher than 215 are highly desirable.

Should I apply if my credentials do not exactly meet all the criteria outlined?

Yes. All applications are evaluated on their individual merit.

Do you require passage of USMLE Step 3?

The Institution requires that all PGY-1s successfully pass Step 3 of the USMLE exam by the end of their second year of training.

What is the salary?

The resident salary is competitive with other hospitals in southeastern Michigan.

How much vacation time do resident receive?

Residents receive four weeks of vacation and two wellness days per academic year.

Do you have a Simulation Center?

Henry Ford Hospital and the Henry Ford Medical Group take pride in being innovators when it comes to teaching the art of healing. More than $5 million has been invested in building a state-of-the-art, 12,000 square foot Clinical Skills Simulation Center at Henry Ford Hospital. Key features of the center include procedural simulation technologies using mannequins and other mechanical devices with live and archived video capabilities.

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What type of visas do you accept?

We support J1 visas only.

Do you offer observerships?

No.

Are Fellowship opportunities available?

Yes, in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery and Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery.

What are Medical Education Policies, Stipends, Housing, etc.

Medical Education information on medical education policies, stipends & benefits, housing, about Detroit & Michigan, Schwartz Center Rounds, resident research support & house office contract, please see Information for Applicants page

Information for Applicants
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