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Application Process


Selection Process

TTUHSC participates in the ERAS® - The Electronic Residency Application Service for selection of new residents. The selection process at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center begins only when the application is complete. Applications are considered on a rolling basis, beginning September 1 and ending December 31. It is highly recommended that applicants complete their file as soon as possible. Selected applicants will be notified if an interview has been granted. Please note that applicants are responsible for ensuring that their application file is complete.

If you have additional questions about the application process, please contact our office at (806) 743-3832 or email the Residency Coordinator. 

Application Requirements

The items listed below must be in your application file or your file will not be reviewed. 

 

US Graduates

  • Completed ERAS Application
  • TTUHSC – ERAS Addendum Form (only needed upon invitation for an interview)
  • Personal Statement
  • Current Curriculum Vitae (in chronological order and current)
  • Three Letters of Recommendation
  • Program Director’s Letter/Certification (if any previous residency training in U.S)
  • Dean's Letter
  • Medical School Transcripts
  • USMLE and/or COMPLEX Exam Report
  • Wallet Sized Photograph (Required for verification purposes)

 

International Medical Graduate

  • Completed ERAS Application
  • TTUHSC – ERAS Addendum Form (only needed upon invitation for an interview)
  • Personal Statement
  • Current Curriculum Vitae (in chronological order and current)
  • Three Letters of Recommendation
  • Program Director’s Letter/Certification (if had previous residency training in U.S)
  • Dean's Letter
  • Medical School Transcripts
  • Notarized copy of diploma (only needed upon interview invitation)
  • Clerkship Affidavit (only needed upon interview invitation)
  • ECFMG Certificate (original needed at interview)
  • USMLE and/or COMPLEX Exam Report
  • Wallet Sized Photograph (Required for verification purposes)

 

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine has adopted a policy of accepting only international medical graduates with J-1 visas into the residency training programs.

Minimum Requirements

  • No minimum score requirements
  • Prerequisites: Successful completion of one year of broad clinical experience in general Internal Medicine from a program accredited by the ACGME (or the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada) and receipt of a passing grade on the USMLE Step 3 exam.

 

Please note that in order to be considered, all applicants must be eligible to apply for a Texas license and also be able to comply with the requirements set forth by the Graduate Medical Education Department of TTUHSC. 

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