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The University of Tennessee accepts nine residents per year through the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP). The program is highly competitive, and solid academic credentials should be considered necessary prerequisites.

Interested applicants should complete the Association American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) application.

ERAS 2020 Residency Application Timeline

Selection Criteria

A complete application consists of:

  • Current Photograph (required)
  • Personal Statement
  • Medical School Transcript
  • MSPE
  • USMLE or COMLEX Scores (Step 1 score is required with submission of your initial application - Step 2 CS and CK scores are required prior to the deadline for submission of the rank list) - We prefer USMLE Step 1 and Step 2 scores to be 220 or better
  • Three Letters of Recommendation (including the OBGYN chair)

IMG Requirements

We offer a J1 Visa only. Please do not submit an application to our program if you require a H visa.

Interview Information

Interviews are granted by invitation only and will be held at the end of October 2018 through December 2018. Approximately 100 interviews are granted and are divided over 6 interview dates.

The confirmed interview dates for the 2018-19 year are:

  • October 31, 2019
  • November 7, 2019
  • November 14, 2019
  • November 21, 2019
  • December 5, 2019
  • December 12, 2019

Why Memphis?

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Memphis is also the healthcare hub of the Mid-South.  UTHSC faculty, residents, fellows, and staff can be found at:

There's no better time than now to choose Memphis!

Last Published: Sep 19, 2019