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One position each year is offered through the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP). All applications must be submitted through Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).

All ERAS applications are reviewed and invitations to interview will be extended to those selected via e-mail. Applications received after our deadline will not be considered for an interview.

ERAS 2025 Residency Application Timeline

Application Process and Interviews

  • All applications will be processed through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).
  • Opportunities for interviews will be extended to applicants based on their qualifications as determined by USMLE scores, medical school performance, personal statements, and letters of recommendation.
  • Candidate interviews will be held virtually again in 2023. Each candidate will have an individualized itinerary for the day although schedules may vary slightly.

The UTHSC Radiation Oncology Residency Program engages in recruitment and retention practices of a diverse workforce of residents and faculty. The final decision is made by the Program Director in consultation with the Associate Program Director and core faculty.

Program Eligibility and Selection Criteria

Candidates who meet program requirements will be forwarded to the selection committee for review and invitations for interviews will be sent based on committee recommendations.  Invited candidates will be interviewed from November through February. The committee will submit a rank list in a timely manner to NRMP and the MATCH occurs in March.

Applicants will complete an intern year before starting their Radiation Oncology residency. Applicants interested in completing their internship in Memphis may do so at any of UTHSC preliminary program Preliminary programs interview separately from the Radiation Oncology residency and require a separate match from the NRMP. An interview can be arranged for interested applicants by contacting Jasmine Williams at for more information.

IMG Requirements

Due to the large number of highly qualified applicants, only a small number of international medical graduates are granted interviews for the Radiation Oncology residency program.

For International Medical Graduates we require:

  • You must have a valid ECFMG certificate.
  • Graduation from ACGME accredited Medical School within the last 5 years.

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

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!

Apr 23, 2024