Applicants with one of the following qualifications are eligible for appointment to accredited residency programs:
- Graduates of medical schools in the United States and Canada accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME).
- Graduates of colleges of osteopathic medicine in the United States accredited by the American Osteopathic Association.
- Graduates of medical schools outside the United States and Canada who meet one of the following qualifications:
- Holds a currently valid certificate from the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates prior to appointment; or,
- 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 (ACGME) specialty/subspecialty program; or,
- Has graduated from a medical school outside 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 except if applicants qualify for the narrow H-1B exception outlined in the Clinical Training Visa Sponsorship Policy.
Applications should be submitted through Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). We recruit through the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP).
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
- MSPE (dean’s letter)
- Three letters of recommendation
- Medical school transcript(s)
- USMLE and/or COMLEX scores
- Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates 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 (within the number of attempts allowed by the Texas Medical Board) and have taken USMLE Step II Clinical Knowledge and Clinical Skills examinations; or
- The COMLEX USA level 1 and 2-CE and 2-PE.
Qualified applicants will be contacted to set up an interview date from mid-October through mid-January.
We appreciate your interest in our program, and welcome the opportunity to discuss additional questions you may have about our application and interview process.