Application Information

The Family Medicine Program at UTMB Health is accredited by the Review Committee of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). Our program participates in the National Resident Matching Service (NRMP) program and all applications are accepted through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).

All applicants are encouraged to review our eligibility criteria prior to submitting an application.

Eligibility Criteria

Please be advised that our program will fill 12 PGY 1 positions. We are not offering PGY 2 or 3 positions at this time.

To be considered for admission, all applicants must meet the following criteria

  • Graduate of an accredited medical school
  • Passing score on the USMLE Step 1, USMLE, Step 2 CK, or COMLEX-USA Level 1 and COMLEX-USA Level 2-CE)
  • Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident

Application Checklist

  • ERAS application (No in-person/faxed/emailed/mailed documentation will be accepted)
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation (at least one from a family physician)
  • Personal statement
  • Medical school transcript
  • Medical school performance evaluation (Dean's letter)
  • USMLE or COMPLEX transcript
  • Profile photo
  • ECFMG Status Report (for international medical graduates)

Interview Process

The interview season will begin in early October and will continue through mid-January. Applicants selected to interview will receive an invitation through ERAS. Do not contact our department, faculty, staff or residents directly. This may result in automatic disqualification from the UTMB Health interviewing process.

Externships and Observerships

We do not offer any externships or observerships at this time.

Department of Family Medicine
University of Texas Medical Branch
301 University Boulevard
Galveston, Texas 77555-1123

(409) 747-8593

Juliet McKee, MD

Juliet McKee, MD
Vice Chair for Education
Residency Program

Creshonda Collins

Creshonda Collins
Residency Program 

Kimberly Denton

Kimberly Denton
Residency Program 

Kimberly Covert - Residency Coordinator

Kimberly Covert
Residency Program