Family Medicine Athens Residency FAQ

Are you ACGME accredited?

Yes, we are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) as a 3-year categorical family medicine training program.

How do I submit my application?

We accept applications through ERAS.

What is the application deadline?

Our deadline for applications is December 1st.

Do you accept international medical graduate applications?

We are currently only accepting applications from US/Canadian-accredited allopathic and osteopathic medical schools.

Will you be offering virtual interviews?

We will offer both virtual and in-person interviews.

Can I select my interview date?

We do offer flexible scheduling through ERAS where an applicant can select any available dates/slots we have remaining or can request a spot for a specific date via wait-list.

When should I arrive for my interview and is there a pre-interview dinner?

For in-person interviews, there will be a dinner opportunity with residents the evening before. You will be provided a hotel room the evening before your interview. The interview day begins at 8:30 AM (time subject to change).

What if I cannot make it on my interview date or need to change dates?

Please notify our office either by ERAS, phone, or email as soon as possible if a scheduling change needs to be made. Dates can also be changed through the ERAS scheduling system.

Will the program allow moonlighting?

We do allow moonlighting opportunities for our PGY2 & PGY3 residents.

How many residents does your program accept each year?

We accept 4 positions per year for a full complement of 12 residents.

Where will my rotations be located?

  • UT Health Athens (primary site)
  • UT Health Science Center at Tyler
  • UT Health Tyler
  • Various community specialty clinics

Do you offer an employment benefits package?

Yes, in conjunction with UT System benefits.

Do you accept COMLEX?


Do you accept Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine graduates?

Yes, we accept both MDs and DOs.

Do you accept IMG graduate applications?

Applications may be considered by our applications committee.