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Application and Interview Process

Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas accepts five residents into the Obstetrics and Gynecology residency program each year. Applications for the upcoming year are accepted through the National Residency Match Program (NRMP), using the Internet-based electronic resident application system (ERAS).

 

Complete applications include:

  • Completed ERAS application
  • Letter from medical school dean
  • Medical school transcript
  • Three to four letters of recommendation
  • Photograph
  • Step 1 and Step 2 USMLE scores – Graduates must have a 220 or above on their USMLEs and have passed each on their first attempt
  • Letter from your medical school dean

 

The deadline to submit applications is Nov. 1. However, we highly recommend you submit your application as close to the ERAS Registration date of Sept. 15, 2018. We begin reviewing applications immediately.

 

Interviews

 

The day of interviews for potential residents begins with breakfast and a presentation by the program director and faculty members. Half of the candidates tour the hospital, while the other half interview individually with members of the selection committee.

 

Each candidate’s interview lasts approximately 15 minutes. The department provides lunch during which candidates have the opportunity to meet our current residents.

The evening prior to the interviews, a dinner is held in a resident’s home.

 

Everyone accepted into a residency or fellowship program at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas is required to successfully complete a background review and initial drug screening, which includes testing for the use of nicotine products. Effective January 1, 2012, Baylor Health Care System and its affiliated entities will not hire individuals who test positive for the use of any nicotine products.

 

Applicants with one of the following qualifications are eligible for appointments to either Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)-accredited or Texas Medical Board (TMB) or American Dental Association-approved programs:

  • Graduates of medical schools in the United States and Canada accredited by the Liaison Committee of Medical Education (LCME)
  • Graduates of colleges of osteopathic medicine in the United States accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA)
  • Graduates of medical schools outside the United States and Canada (IMG – International Medical Graduates) who meet these qualifications:

o   Have received a currently valid certificate from the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates prior to appointment

o   Have a full and unrestricted license to practice medicine in the United States licensing jurisdiction in which they are training

o   Possess a Green card or procure a J-1 visa (H1B visas are not sponsored by Baylor for housestaff training. Baylor University Medical Center only sponsors J-1 visas for housestaff training.)

o   Be less than six years past medical school graduation

 

 

  • Graduates of medical schools outside the United States who have completed a Fifth Pathway program provided by an LCME-accredited medical school
  • Graduates of medical schools in the United States and Canada accredited by the LCME who are not US citizens who meet these qualifications:

o   Have a full and unrestricted license to practice medicine in a US licensing jurisdiction in which they are training

o   Possess a Green card or procure a J-1 visa (H1B visas are not sponsored by Baylor for housestaff training. Baylor only sponsors J-1 visas for housestaff training.)

 

For more information about the Obstetric/Gynecology Residency program at Baylor University Medical Center, please contact:

 

 

Julie Higginbotham

Julie Higginbotham, Program Coordinator

Julie.Higginbotham@BSWHealth.org

214.820.6378

 



 

 

 



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