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The University of Tennessee accepts seven 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 2024 Residency Application Timeline

Selection Criteria

A complete application consists of:

  • Current Photograph (required)
  • Personal Statement
  • Medical School Transcript
  • MSPE
  • USMLE Scores - Pass Step 1 and 2 on first attempt.  We prefer USMLE Step scores of 230 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 2023 through December 2023 virtually via Zoom.

The interview dates for the 2022-2023 are:

  • Thursday, November 2, 2023, 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Thursday, November 9, 2022, 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Thursday, November 16, 2023, 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Thursday, November 30, 2023, 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Thursday, December 7, 2023, 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Thursday, December 14, 2023, 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Why Memphis?

Downtown memphis image from Mud Island

Memphis is a truly incredible town with so much to offer! Catch dinner at the iconic Majestic Grille before taking in a Grizzlies NBA game at the FedEx Forum. Learn the history of Memphis music at Elvis Presley’s Graceland, Stax Records, and Sun Studio. Soak in the sun at Shelby Farms or the Big River Crossing. Enjoy shopping at our Bass Pro Shop, housed in the tenth-tallest pyramid in the world, then explore the nightlife on historic Beale Street.

Those are just a few reasons Memphis was named one of Condé Nast Traveler’s 23 Best Places to Go in 2023. Our UT Health Science Center was also named the ninth safest college in America by

But most of all, Memphis is the healthcare hub of the Mid-South's large and diverse population.

You can find UT Health Science Center faculty, residents, fellows, and staff at:

Memphis is THE place to be!

Mar 1, 2024