How to Apply: Adult
All applications for the UT Southwestern Adult Neurology Residency Program should be made using the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS.}
The neurology match uses the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP).
The UT Southwestern adult neurology residency program has eight positions available each year for a categorical 4-year neurology program (which includes a PGY-1 year in Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center). Categorical applicants do not need to apply separately to the UT Southwestern preliminary/internal medicine program.
Please make sure the following information is included with your ERAS application:
- A letter from the Dean of your medical school.
- Minimum of three letters of recommendation.
- Medical school transcripts.
- USMLE or COMLEX transcripts for oth parts I and II
- ECFMG certificate (applies to International Medical Graduates only)
IMPORTANT: All of the above documentation must be submitted prior to rank list submission. The program will review all applications received. Interviews will be granted on a competitive bases and you will be contacted via email to schedule an interview.
A competitive application would contain the following:
- An impressive CV that includes volunteer service, academic awards/achievements, extracurricular activities, research, etc.
- A strong medical school transcript.
- Strong USMLE/COMLEX scores.
- Outstanding letters of recommendation.
- A well-written and memorable personal statement.
Dates to Remember
September 2013: Applications may be submitted through ERAS
October through January: Interview sessions at UT Southwestern
December 1, 2013: Application deadline for UT Southwestern Neurology Program
January 2014: Rank list entry opens
February 2014: Rank Lists Due
March 10-14, 2014: MATCH WEEK!
The Department of Neurology and Neurotherapeutics will invite candidates for a one-day visit and interviews during the fall. Visits will be offered on Wednesdays from late October through January. We provide hotel accommodations and a casual dinner with our current residents on Tuesday night prior to the interview.
Information for Non-U.S. applicants (IMG)
- All applications should be sent through ERAS.
- The program will sponsor J-1 Visa (H-1B visas cannot be supported).
- Evidence of clinic experience in U.S. (observerships etc.) is preferred.
- IMG candidates should have passed USMLE Step I and II (both parts) and ECFMG.
- There are no specific requirements; invitations are made based on a combination of factors, including USMLE scores, recommendation letters, clinical experience, and other factors (research, etc.).