Application Requirements


  • All applicants must apply through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).
  • Notarized copy of original medical school transcript in the original language (and translation if IMG).
  • Copy of original dean's letter in the original language (and translation if IMG).
  • Copy of USMLE Transcript.
  • Applicants must have Step 2 CS and CK completed (IMG applicants should have completed Step 3).
  • Three letters of recommendation (if the applicant has previous residency training in the U.S., then a letter from the program director must be included as a 4th letter of recommendation).
  • Curriculum Vitae - must be current and in chronological order.
  • Personal statement.
  • Notarized copy of Medical School diploma in the original language (and translation if IMG) or 5th pathway certificate (front & back of diplomas for schools from Mexico and stamp from Secretaria de Educacion Publica-SEP).
  • Copy of ECFMG certificate (must be current for appointment year).
  • Clinical rotation affidavit (IMGs only, if clinical rotation was done in LCME accredited medical school).

Additional Information:

  • Texas Tech sponsors J-1 Visas only.
  • Proof copy of immigration status if not a U.S. Citizen. Must be current for appointment year.
  • Copy of license to practice medicine in your country and translated if necessary.

All applicants are subjected to a background check before beginning residency.

For international medical graduates (IMG), immigration documentation must be valid and current before starting residency.