Dr. Leah Kaufman

Leah A. Kaufman, MD
Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vice Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Residency Program Director

Application FAQ's

  • Are both Step 1 & 2 required?
    Step 1 is needed for the application and both Step 1 and Step 2 are needed for rank.

  • If an applicant has passed Step 1 and Step 2 CS but not Step 2 CK are they still eligible?
    No, this is ok for the application but we need both for rank.

  • Do you have a minimum USMLE score we accept?
    We consider your entire application in this process.

  • Do you accept applicants with multiple attempts at the USMLE?

  • How many?
    We have no set cut off as we consider your entire application in this process.

  • How long do we accept applicants after medical school?
    5 years.

  • Is US clinical experience a requirement?

  • Does clinical experience have to be from the US or is foreign experience acceptable?
    Both US and foreign clinical experience are accepted.

  • Do you require a letter of recommendation from the Department Chair of the specialty I am applying to or is any recommendation acceptable?
    We do not require a letter from the Chair but we do require OB/GYN specific letters.

  • Is your program open to foreign medical students?

  • Do you require that applicants be ECFMG at the time of application?