General Psychiatry Residency Application

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All residency applicants must apply through ERAS. Only applications submitted through ERAS will be reviewed.

The following guidelines are used by the Residency Selection Committee to identify applicants to be interviewed and possibly considered for final ranking and/or eligibility for appointment:

  • Graduate of an accredited LCME or AOA medical school
  • Medical School Date of Graduation cut-off is 2020
  • Passing score on USMLE Step 1, Step 2 CK and Step 2 CS, preferably on the first attempt (applies to COMLEX scores, as well)
  • ​Dean’s Letter, plus three letters of recommendation are required (letters from faculty with whom the applicant has worked clinically)
  • Submission of a curriculum vitae and personal statement are required
  • Must be prepared to do four years residency training in the categorical program
  • Must be able to assume all responsibilities of training on the specified date of contract; all appointees must report for orientation during the last two weeks of June
  • University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler is a smoke-free workface. Matched applicants must pass all pre-employment testing while onboarding, including tobacco screening.
  • Institution offers J1 visas

Our interview season is November through January. 

Deadline for application is December 31.

If candidates are not selected for an interview, they will not be contacted. We have a wonderful volume and pool of candidates, but have limited interview slots. We are unable to respond to every candidate. Best wishes for a successful interview season to all our applicants!

Virtual Application Packet

Click the button below to download the PDF documents in our Virtual Application Packet, including an “Acknowledgements” page you must print, sign and return to us as part of your application process.