Residency Program - Application Information

All applicant documentation must be uploaded through ERAS (Electronic Residency Application Service) from the AAMC (Association of American Medical Colleges) as this is the only means that we use to accept applications. For additional information about ERAS, students and graduates of US Medical Schools should contact the Student Affairs Office at their Medical Schools or the ERAS website

Please note that the TTUHSC General Surgery program is a part of the FITxBEST consortium ( and all high-potential applicants will be asked to complete an assessment as part of the overall screening process.  Please answer all questions sincerely and accurately as there are no wrong answers and this will only help to maximize program-applicant fit. 

We do accept foreign medical graduates from accredited medical schools. The graduate must have received their ECFMG certification prior to interviewing. We accept J1 visas only. Please note that US clinical experience in not required but most definitely preferred. Students and graduates of foreign medical schools should contact the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG).

Please have your application with supporting documents submitted to ERAS by November 1st of each year. The following documents are required for interview:

  • Completed ERAS Application
  • Current CV
  • Personal Statement
  • Dean’s Letter
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • Medical School Transcript
  • USMLE Scores
  • ABSITE Scores (if applicable)

After your application and supporting documents are received, the Department of Surgery Review Committee will screen them and if indicated, you will be contacted via email with an invitation to interview. This year the following dates will be available for interviews at TTUHSC Department of Surgery:

  • November 2
  • November 9
  • November 30
  • December 7

 TTUHSC Department of Surgery participates in the NRMP (National Residency Matching Program). We generally fill five (5) categorical positions and three (3) preliminary positions from our PGY 1 applicants. Those of you applying for first year positions should obtain information on the match from your Dean or from the NRMP


Got Questions?

We're here to help. Contact us if you have questions.

Kristen Brake
Residency Coordinator

Phone:  (806) 743-3720
Fax:       (806) 743-1475

Address:  3601 4th St.
                  Room 3A122B
                  Lubbock, TX 79430

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