Selection of Pediatric Surgery Fellows

Here you will find information regarding application to the postgraduate training program in Pediatric Surgery, Division of Pediatric Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Le Bonheur Children's Hospital, and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

Appointment to the postgraduate training program in Pediatric Surgery at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is made through the NRMP (National Residency Match Program).

All information is to be submitted to the Division of Pediatric Surgery through the ERAS (Electronic Residency Application System).

Our program accepts one resident per year.

Selection Criteria:

The successful applicant must be scheduled to complete their general surgery training in a program accredited by the ACGME or the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and be admissible to examination by the American Board of Surgery (or its equivalent), or be certified by that board. Our goal is to provide an outstanding educational opportunity to highly motivated individuals who have a demonstrated track record of academic and clinical excellence. Admission is without bias based on race, gender, age, or religion.

Application information includes the following criteria:

  • Medical school transcripts
  • Dean's letter
  • Personal statement
  • Three letters of recommendation (one of which must be from a pediatric surgeon)
  • USMLE Scores Part 1 & 2 & 3
  • ABSITE transcript
  • Personal Interviews

Interviews are by invitation. Selected applicants will be provided with hotel information and potential interview dates.

Applications for the academic year beginning 2015 will be accepted until December 31, 2013.

Interviews for 2015-16 will be

  • Wednesday, January 29, 2014
  • Wednesday, February 19, 2014
  • Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Our Match Day is May 1, 2014.

Division of Pediatric Surgery

Max R. Langham, Jr. MD
Program Director
51 N. Dunlap, Suite P220
Memphis, TN 38105
Phone: (901) 287-6300
Fax: (901) 287-4434
mlangham@uthsc.edu

Sherry Lorenz
Program Coordinator
slorenz1@uthsc.edu