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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

Interviews are BY INVITATION ONLY. Interview Dates for 2023-2024:

Tuesday, December 12, 2023

Thursday, January 11, 2024

More information to come.


Orthopaedic Residency Training Program Director - John C. Hagedorn II, MD

Orthopaedic Residency Training Program Manager - Stephanie Thiem

Orthopaedic Residency Training Program Coordinator - Amber Ramos


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.