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How to Apply for Residency

Applications for most residency and fellowship training programs use the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).

All application packages must include: 

  • Personal statement
  • Medical school transcript
  • United States Medical Licensure Examination (USMLE) transcript
    • International medical graduates must have a score of 188 or above on both Step 1 and Step 2 of the USMLE
  • Three letters of recommendation (LoRs)
  • Curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Photograph
  • Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) for international medical graduates only (Please note that UT Southwestern Medical Center only sponsors J-1 visas)