Residency

Applications and Interviews

Application Requirements:

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation at UTMB only accepts applications submitted through ERAS (no paper copies) with these standard requirements:

  • USMLE Transcript
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • Personal Statement
  • Curriculum Vitae

Note: USMLE Step 2 is encouraged but not required due to the Covid pandemic and inability for many applicants to sit for the exam prior to interview season.

Q & A Evening via Zoom with our DOSR Faculty for  Orthopaedic Surgery Interested Medical Students, Monday 9/27, 6:00p-7:00pm

Interviews:

Interviews are BY INVITATION ONLY.

Interview Dates for 2021-2022:

December 2021

December 12, 2021: UTMB DOSR Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Programs Social Hour/Questions & Answers with current residents via Zoom, 6:00pm-7:00pm

December 13, 2021: DOSR 1st interviews

January 2022

January 13, 2022: UTMB DOSR Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Programs Social Hour/Questions & Answers with current residents via Zoom, 6:00pm-7:00pm

January 14, 2022: DOSR 2nd interviews

Format Virtual/Hybrid/TBD. More information on platform and scheduling to come.

Contacts and Resources:

Orthopaedic Residency Training Program Director - Mark A. Foreman, MD

Orthopaedic Residency Training Program Manager - Stephanie Thiem

The Graduate Medical Education office has provided a virtual tour of UTMB that can be viewed here: UTMB GME and Galveston Surrounding Area

You can also see the newly remodeled John Sealy Towers 12th Floor Resident and Fellow Lounge and Sleep Room here: GME Resident & Fellow Lounge and Sleep Rooms

In order to satisfy new ACGME requirements regarding supplying information to medical students applying for residency programs, please refer to the GME House Staff Website to view UTMB's salary/benefits/work agreement.

If you have any questions, please contact Stephanie Thiem, (409) 747-5727.

For inquiries about elective rotations, please contact the Office of the Registrar, (409) 772-1215.

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