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Department of Emergency Medicine

Admissions

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Our residency program places an emphasis on building a resident body that reflects the diversity and cultural plurality of the patients we serve.  We STRIVE for diversity and seek to recruit strong candidates from a multitude of backgrounds.  This value is shared by the College – please visit the Institutional Diversity and Inclusion webpage for additional information.

Applicants must be registered through the National Residency Match Program (NRMP) and are required to use the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).  Paper applications will not be processed.

Required documents include:

  • Completed ERAS application
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Medical Student Performance Evaluation (MSPE) / Dean’s Letter
  • Medical School Transcript
  • United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) board scores
  • Three letters of reference – at least one of which should be from an emergency medicine rotation
  • Personal statement

In addition to the above, all foreign medical graduates are required to submit:

  • Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) report (if applicable)
  • Dean’s certification
  • Translated and notarized copy of medical school transcript*
  • Translated and notarized copy of medical school diploma*

*required if recorded in any language other than English

Visa sponsorship is considered on a case-by-case basis and is neither implied nor guaranteed.

Our admissions committee reviews every application, considers each in a holistic manner and does not have any minimum cutoffs for GPA or licensing exam scores.

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Interview Procedures

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Invitations to interview are offered to select applicants after careful review of all applications received by our program.

An invitation will be extended only after we have reviewed the material supporting your application. Your dean's letter is required to complete your application. After reviewing your application materials, we will send you an email notifying you about our decision to interview at our program.

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, all interviews will be virtual this year.  For up-to-date information on how Baylor College of Medicine is responding to the pandemic, visit our Coronavirus website.