RGV Graduate Medical Education


How to Apply

Thank you for your interest in the Internal Medicine Residency Program at UTHSCSA (UT RGV – DHR). We offer our training program through the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP)

We accept applications through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) offered by the American Association of Medical Colleges. We DO NOT accept applications outside of ERAS. For more information regarding the electronic application process please contact your dean's office or access ERAS at their website www.aamc.org/eras.


As part of the ERAS application forms, the following documents are required:

  1. The Dean's letter (MSPE)
  2. A complete and official medical school transcript
  3. Four letters of recommendation. One from your chairman of medicine (or designee) and at least three additional letters of recommendation. Letters from attending physicians supervising your medicine sub-internship or ICU experience are highly suggested.
  4. Personal statement
  5. Curriculum Vitae (ERAS format is acceptable)
  6. United States Medical Licensure Examination (USMLE) transcript (parts I and II)

Application deadline is December 31st. This information is reviewed by our residency application committee. We will review the entire application pool and invite our top candidates for an interview.


Our interview season extends from October 15 through January 15. We will be holding interviews on Mondays and Fridays. We limit the number of applicants on any given day to assure you a more personal view of our training program.

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