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Application and Interview Process

Only applications submitted through the Electronic Residency Application Service will be considered for the Pathology Residency Program at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas. The following documents should be submitted through ERAS for your application to be reviewed:

  • Curriculum vitae: one-page personal statement
  • Medical school transcript
  • Dean’s letter (when available)
  • Three letters of reference
  • Official transcript of USMLE or COMLEX scores

 

The Pathology Residency Program is accredited for 18 positions. We usually accept 3-5 positions a year.

 

Completed applications must be received no later than Dec. 1. Applicants selected for an interview will be contacted by the Department to arrange for a time. Interviews typically begin in late October and are completed by late January.

 

Funds, benefits, and perks are listed in the table below.

 

Yearly Book Fund

 

 

$550

 

Monthly Meal Card

 

 

$60 (rolls over from month to month)

 

Parking

 

 

Free "next door" parking garage for residents; underground walking

tunnel connects to hospital for inclement weather

 

 

Conferences

 

 

If you present at a conference, Baylor Dallas will take care of the costs

 

Laptops

 

 

Each resident is provided a laptop

 

Benefits

 

 

Health, dental, vision, death/disability, maternity insurance, 401(k) (5% match)

 

OSLER Review Course          

 

 

Each 4th year resident will be provided with funds to attend the OSLER review course to help prepare for Boards

 

 

Monthly Physician's Lunch Day

 

 

A free, chef-prepared lunch is available each month for physicians

 

To be eligible for Baylor Dallas’ Pathology Residency program, applicants must be graduates of approved medical schools. Applicants are chosen through the National Residency Match Program (NRMP), using the electronic resident application system (ERAS).

 

Graduates of foreign medical schools must present evidence of having passed the Education Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) examination and either the Federal Licensing Exam (FLEX), National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) or United States Licensing Exam (USMLE) and must be able to meet all requirements for licensing in the state of Texas.

 

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 (TSBME) or American Dental Association (ADA)-approved programs:

 

Appointment of Housestaff

 

Everyone who is accepted into a residency or fellowship program 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 appointment to either ACGME-accredited or TSBME or ADA approved programs:  

  • Graduates of medical schools in the United States and Canada accredited by the Liaison Committee on 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 (International Medical Graduates - IMGs) who meet the following qualifications:  
    • Have received a currently valid certificate from the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates prior to appointment   
    • Have a full and unrestricted license to practice medicine in a US licensing jurisdiction in which they are training 
    • Possess a Green card or procure a J-1 visa   
    • H1B visas are not sponsored by BUMC for Housestaff training; Baylor sponsors only J-1 visas for housestaff training  
  • 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 United States citizens who meet the following qualifications:  
    • Have a full and unrestricted license to practice medicine in a US licensing jurisdiction in which they are training  
    • Possess a Green card or procure a J-1 visa  
    • H1B visas are not sponsored by BUMC for Housestaff training; Baylor sponsors only J-1 visas for housestaff training

 

 

 

For more information about the pathology residency program at Baylor University Medical Center, please contact:

 

Lisa Hines, Program Coordinator

Lisa.Hines@BSWHealth.org

214-820-3772

 

 



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