School of Medicine Office of Admissions


Welcome to our admissions webpage. We hope that the information in the following pages will increase your familiarity with our institution and the highly innovative programs we offer. 

Foster SOM offers Pre-Med appointments. To request an advising appointment, please email us at

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Dear Applicant:

Welcome to our admissions web page. We hope the information in all its sections will facilitate your acquaintance with our school.

Students at the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine obtain a medical education that is consistent with modern scientific principles, supportive of strong ethical principles, sensitive to the needs of the community, and committed to excellence.

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Cynthia Perry, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Admissions

Dr. Perry heads the Office of Admissions at the TTUHSC El Paso Paul L. Foster School of Medicine and oversees the school's pipeline programs. She also serves as associate professor of pathology and molecular medicine in the Department of Medical Education. She is the school's representative for the Texas Medical and Dental Schools Application Service advisory committee, and the Joint Admissions Medical Program council.

Phone: 915-215-4410