Frequently Asked Questions

Our diagnostic radiology residency participates in the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP). All applicants should upload a completed Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) application for our review.

We recommend that all candidate data be submitted as early as possible to ensure inclusion in the initial screening process. Ideally, your ERAS application packet should be completed by October to be considered for an interview, but we may continue to review applications through early December.

We do not have any specific requirements, but it is helpful to have at least one letter from a radiologist.

No, each case is considered on an individual basis.

There is no minimum score. There is, however, a three-attempt limit for each of the USMLE Step exams, including the USMLE Step 2 CS.

Our radiology residency program is an advanced NRMP residency. PGY2 (R1) residents must have completed an ACGME-accredited PGY1 clinical year by the time of their PGY2.

The diagnostic radiology residency program at TTUHSC El Paso only sponsors J1 visas.

No, but it is preferred. You must inform us by mid-January of your ECFMG status in order to be considered for ranking.

The highest ranked candidate with ESIR interest from the matched applicants will be chosen as the ESIR resident.

No. If you are interested in being considered for the ESIR, you must specify that in your personal statement.

Yes, by applying to our program you are automatically considered for DR.

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