Application Information

The Family Medicine Program at UTMB Health is accredited by the Review Committee of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). Our program participates in the National Resident Matching Service (NRMP) program and all applications are accepted through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).

All applicants are encouraged to review our eligibility criteria prior to submitting an application.

Eligibility Criteria

Please be advised that our program will fill 10 PGY 1 position. We are not offering PGY 2 or 3 positions or Rural Track training at this time.

To be considered for admission, all applicants must meet the following criteria

  • Graduate of an accredited medical school
  • Passing score on the USMLE Step 1, Step 2 CK, and Step 2 CS or COMLEX-USA Level 1, COMLEX-USA Level 2-CE, and COMLEX-USA Level 2-PE)
  • Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident

Application Checklist

  • ERAS application (No in-person/faxed/emailed/mailed documentation will be accepted)
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation (at least one from a family physician)
  • Personal statement
  • Medical school transcript
  • Medical school performance evaluation (Dean's letter)
  • USMLE or COMPLEX transcript
  • Profile photo
  • ECFMG Status Report (for international medical graduates)

Interview Process

The interview season begins in late October and will continue through mid-January. Applicants selected to interview will receive an invitation through ERAS.

Externships and Observerships

We do not offer any externships or observerships at this time.

Contacts

The University of Texas Medical Branch

Department of Family Medicine
Unversity of Texas Medical Branch
301 University Boulevard
Galveston, Texas 77555-1123


family.residency@utmb.edu

Jamal Islam, MD, MSJamal Islam, MD
Director, Residency Program

(409) 747-8593




Photo of Maria MartinezMaria Martinez
Residency Training Program Manager

(409) 747-8593

 

Sofia MedranoSofia Medrano
Residency Recruiting Coordinator

(409) 772-6245
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