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OB/GYN - Contact Information and Application Process

Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center’s residency programs will be participating in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) 2021 Match. Please refer to the “ACGME Residency – September Cycle” section of the ERAS 2021 Participating Specialties & Programs list for the listing of our program codes.

The NRMP Match calendar can be accessed here.

Please note that GSHMC will not be participating in NatMatch (“AOA Match”) for the 2021 recruitment season.

For more information, please contact the GME Office at 631-376-4163.

Application Process

Application to the residency program is made through ERAS®ERAS®, the Electronic Residency Application Service, transmits residency applications, letters of recommendation, MSPEs, transcripts, COMLEX scores and other supporting credentials from applicants and medical schools via the Internet.

Application Timeline

June 8, 2020 ERAS 2021- MYERAS opens
September 1, 2020 Starts applying residency program
October 21, 2020 MSPE's released to residency programs
March 2021
  • NRMP main residency match results are available
  • SOAP starts
May 31, 2021 ERAS 2021 Season ends (MyERAS closes at 5pm ET)
June 2021 Orientation (typically within the last 2 weeks of June)
July 1, 2021 Residency Begins


Application Requirements:

  • Completed ERAS® Application
  • Medical School Transcript
  • COMLEX Scores
  • Personal Statement
  • Dean’s Letter or Medical Student Performance Evaluation (MSPE)
  • Letters of Recommendations (minimum of three, with at least one preferably from an OB/GYN physician)
  • Recent Photograph (optional)

International Applicants

Any applicant for a GME program who has completed his/her medical education outside of the United States must obtain certification from the Education Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) in order to participate in Good Samaritan’s GME program.

Non-U.S. citizens applying to Good Samaritan’s residency programs must either: (i) have unlimited authorization to work in the United States (such as a Green Card or Employment Authorization Document); or (ii) obtain J-1 visa sponsorship from the ECFMG.  Good Samaritan’s Graduate Medical Education staff will assist in the application for J-1 status.  If, for any reason, an applicant is unable to obtain sponsorship from the ECFMG, the applicant’s offer to participate in the residency program may be withdrawn.

Sponsorship for visas other than J-1 may be available for Fellowship programs on a case-by-case basis, upon prior approval by the Chairman of the Department of Graduate Medical Education.

Eligibility Requirements

GSHMC programs select trainees among eligible applicants on the basis of training program-related criteria such as their preparedness, ability, aptitude, academic credentials, communication skills, and personal qualities such as motivation and integrity, as well as professionalism. Our programs do not discriminate with regard to sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, disability, or any other applicable legally protected status.

For more information on eligibility requirements, please refer to the ACGME website.

For additional information on the OBGYN Residency Program at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center, please contact the Department of Medical Education:

Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center
Department of Medical Education
1000 Montauk Highway
West Islip, NY  11795
631/376-4163 - phone
631/376-3420 – fax

Hillary Lessing, Program Coordinator
Email: Hillary.Lessing@chsli.org

Anthony Sampino, DO, FACOG, FACOOG
OB/GYN Residency Program Director

John Vullo, DO, FACOG, FACOOG
OB/GYN Residency Program Associate Director

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