Applications & Interview Information

Please refer to ERAS website and SAU website for important updated regarding the application, interview and match timelines for the upcoming cycle. 

Residency positions for the Urology Residency Program are matched via the American Urological Association (AUA) Matching Program.

We accept applications through the AAMC ERAS electronic residency application system. Programs participating in ERAS accept only those application materials sent electronically through ERAS. We will not accept any additional supporting documents by mail. Please contact ERAS at

Requirements and Deadline

Paper applications are not accepted. The following items must be included with ERAS applications to be considered complete:

  • Personal statement
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Transcript from medical school
  • Letter from the Dean of the School of Medicine (MSPE)
  • National test scores (USMLE/COMLEX)
  • Three letters of recommendation from faculty members

Selection of Interview Candidates

Each application is reviewed in its entirety with an eye toward a combination of overall academic excellence, leadership ability, career development potential and personal character. We interview approximately 35-40 candidates for the urology program each year. Although we receive applications from many well-qualified candidates, it is not possible to interview all who apply. Candidates will be notified on Friday, October 22, 2021, as to their interview status, per SAU requirements.

Interview Dates

  • Monday, November 8th
  • Thursday, November 18th
  • Wednesday, December 15th

Interview Format

Interview format will be virtual. Please check this website or follow us on Twitter (@UTMBUrology) page for updates.

Open House

We are excited to be hosting virtual open houses as an opportunity to learn more about the program:

  • Program Director, Assorted Faculty and Residents:
    August 5 or August 25 at 6:00 PM Central Time
  • Residents only hangout/mixer:
    August 11 at 6:00 PM Central Time

Please email from your .edu email address with preferred time(s) to obtain Zoom link.

Contact Information

Debra Burkley
Residency Program Coordinator
The University of Texas Medical Branch
301 University Boulevard
Galveston, Texas 77555-0540

Joseph Sonstein
Residency Program Director
The University of Texas Medical Branch
301 University Boulevard
Galveston, Texas 77555-0540