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Applicants with one of the following qualifications are eligible to apply to the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency:

  • Graduate of a Liaison Committee on Medical Education-accredited medical school in the United States or Canada.
  • Graduate of an American Osteopathic Association-accredited college of osteopathic medicine in the United States.
  • Graduate of a medical school outside of the United States or Canada who meets one of the following qualifications:
    • Holds a currently valid certificate from the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates prior to appointment.
    • Holds a full and unrestricted license to practice medicine in a United States licensing jurisdiction in his or her current Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education specialty/subspecialty program.
    • Has graduated from a medical school outside of the United States and has completed a Fifth Pathway program provided by an LCME-accredited medical school.

Applicants who are not U.S. citizens must have permanent resident, asylum or refugee status, or must obtain a J-1 visa sponsored by ECFMG.

Application Procedure

Applications should be submitted through the Electronic Residency Application Service. Recruitment is through the National Resident Matching Program.

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency program training begins in PGY-2. The ACGME program identification number is 340-48-00-109 and the NRMP Code is 1793340A0.

In addition to your ERAS application, please include:

  • Personal statement.
  • Curriculum vitae.
  • MSPE (dean’s letter).
  • Three letters of recommendation.
  • Medical school transcript(s).
  • United States Medical Licensing Examination and/or Comprehensive Osteopathic Medical Licensure Examination scores.
  • ECFMG certification (if applicable).

No new applications will be accepted after Dec. 31.

Prior to acceptance into a residency program, applicants must have passed either:

  • The USMLE Step I examination (within the number of attempts allowed by the Texas Medical Board) and have taken USMLE Step II Clinical Knowledge and Clinical Skills examinations.
  • The COMLEX USA Level 1 and 2-Cognitive Evaluation and 2-Performance Evaluation.

Interview Process

Qualified applicants will be contacted to set up an interview date from mid-October through mid-January. Interviews will be virtual for the 2022-2023 year.

We appreciate your interest in our program, and we welcome the opportunity to discuss additional questions you may have about our application and interview process.