Gastroenterology Fellowship – FAQ

When do you accept applications to the Gastroenterology Medicine fellowship?

Applications for the UT Tyler Health Science Center Gastroenterology Fellowship Program are accepted beginning July 15 of each year. Interviews are held from the middle of August to October of each year.

Our application deadline is October 1.

What is your eligibility criteria?

All applicants must be from a residency program accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education in either Family Medicine, Internal Medicine  or Pediatrics.  Applicants must be eligible to obtain a permanent license to practice medicine in the state of Texas.

Our program participates in the National Residency matching Program.  All Applicants must apply through Electronic Residency Application Service.

How do I apply?

If you meet the eligibility criteria above, and successfully submit each of the items below, you will be considered for an interview with the Gastroenterology Medicine Fellowship.

    • ERAS application
    • Curriculum Vitae
    • Personal Statement
    • State License or Permit Information
    • Three reference letters (one from current Program Director)
    • USMLE or COMLEX Scores
    • Medical School Diploma
    • Medical School transcripts

Any questions regarding our application process may be directed to:

UT Tyler Health Science Center Gastroenterology Medicine Fellowship

Jaz Burgess, Program Coordinator

Office: 903-877-8552

What benefits do you offer?

    • Salary FEL1: $62,000/yr
    • Up-To-Date subscription
    • Medical Insurance
    • Excellent Dental Insurance
    • Vision Plan with awesome allowable amounts
    • Professional Liability insurance
    • Vacation: 15 business days (paid) with additional “Floating Holiday” outside of your vacation time.
    • Uniforms: Two white lab coats are provided with name embroidered. In addition, branded institution clothing is also provided.

Are you ACGME accredited?

Yes, we are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education as a 1-year Gastroenterology Medicine training program.

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 virtual 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 waitlist.

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.

How many fellows does your program accept each year?

We accept 2 positions per year.

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.