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Application Process

Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas’ Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation residency offers three post-graduate year two (PGY-2) positions each year, via the advanced portion of the National Resident Match Program (NRMP). Applicants must first complete the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) online application. Only applications submitted through ERAS will be accepted and considered for possible invitation to interview.

 

Your application is considered complete and ready for review when these documents are received:

  • ERAS application
  • Personal statement
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter from medical school dean (medical school performance evaluation)
  • Medical school transcript
  • Three letters of recommendation (if a physical medicine and rehabilitation rotation or elective has been taken, one of the letters of recommendation should be from the attending faculty member)
  • USMLE and/or COMLEX scores

 

International medical school applicants must also submit a currently valid ECFMG certificate and must also possess either a Green Card or J-1 visa status.

 

Applications are reviewed by members of the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Graduate Education committee. Following this review, invitations to interview are sent to qualifying candidates via the e-mail address listed on the ERAS application. Interviews are generally held from November through mid-January.

 

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 Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency program at Baylor, please contact:

 

Mia Raymond, Program Coordinator

Mia.Raymond@BSWHealth.org



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