Obstetrics & Gynecology Residency | Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

NOTE: Medical students interested in away electives should apply via VSLO.

Residency Program
Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
1400 S. Coulter Street
Amarillo, Texas  79106
Phone:  806-414-9006
Fax:  806-354-5516 

Residency Staff

George Barnett  Brenda Talamantes

George Barnett, M.D.

Program Director



Brenda Talamantes

Program Manager


For general program information, please view our profile on FREIDA, the AMA Residency and Fellowship Database.       

Mission Statement

The mission of the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center is to improve the health of people by providing educational opportunities for students and health care professionals, advancing knowledge through scholarship and research, and providing patient care and service.


Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center will be recognized nationally as a top-ranked health sciences university.


  • Integrity: Approach our work with competence, character, and perseverance.
  • Trust: Provide respect, empowerment, open communications and loyalty within the work environment.
  • Personal Responsibility: Care for all stakeholders and honor commitments as representatives of TTUHSC.
  • Collaboration: Work as a team to share resources, risk, responsibility, and recognition.
  • Stewardship: Delegate responsibilities and be accountable as individuals and to the community.

Program AIMS

  • Provide the highest quality of education to our residents, medical students, faculty, private physicians, other healthcare providers, and the community.
  • Deliver the highest quality care and services for women throughout their life cycle.
  • Health maintenance for women of all ages.
  • Consultative care to women with infertility and endocrinologic disorders, complications of pregnancy, gynecologic problems, urinary incontinence and pelvic prolapse, genetic questions and disorders; and providing diagnostic ultrasound services as well as comprehensive care for women with gynecologic cancers.
  • Conduct research regarding the health of women to advance knowledge and translate our findings into new programs for women.

Participating Institutions

Northwest Texas Healthcare System is committed to and supports graduate medical education. This hospital is a tertiary care facility which provides care for patients in the upper 27 counties of the Texas Panhandle, the Oklahoma Panhandle, western Oklahoma, eastern New Mexico, and southern Kansas. Northwest Texas Hospital serves as a high risk referral center for this vast region and provides helicopter transport and a state of the art neonatal intensive care service. The affiliation agreement between Texas Tech University and Northwest Texas Healthcare System provides a partnership in the development of high standards in medical care through education, service, and research. Northwest Texas Health Care System also serves as a sponsoring member of our Women's Health Research Institute. Graduate medical education funding and faculty support are provide through Northwest Texas.

Baptist St. Anthony's Healthcare System is a private non-profit institution that supports our private gynecologic surgery experience and gynecologic oncology service. Our family medicine program uses this hospital as its primary teaching facility, and our department serves that department in a consultant capacity.

Harrington Cancer Center offers care and assistance to our OBGYN program. 

Frequently Asked Questions

ERAS Application Checklist

  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Applicants must be U.S. Citizens, Permanent Residents, or eligible for a J-1 visa
  • U.S. clinical experience preferred, but not required
  • ECFMG certificate preferred at time of application
  • No USMLE COMPLEX score cut-off; however, Step 1 passing score required at time of application
  • Step 2 CK score preferred, but not required, at time of application

Interview Checklist

  • Bring required documents:Medical school diploma, if applicable (original or certified copy)
  • ECFMG certificate, if applicable (original or certified copy)
  • Clinical Clerkship Affidavit IMG applicants only – will send upon invite)
  • Driver’s License (to copy)
  • Social Security Card (to view only)