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Application Procedure

Apply to the Texas A&M Psychiatry Residency Program

Texas A&M Psychiatry Residency Program participates in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP). All applications must be processed through the Electronic Resident Application Service (ERAS). The interview period begins in late October.

  1. Complete the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) match enrollment materials
  2. Complete the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) application
    • Use the myERAS to track the status of your documents.

All resident applicants must apply through ERAS. Only completed applications submitted through ERAS will be considered.

The following are used by the Psychiatry Residency Review and Selection Committee to identify applicants to be interviewed and possibly considered for final ranking and/or eligible for appointment.

  • Graduate of an accredited LCME or AOA medical school (International graduates see below)
  • Ideally, applicants should be less than two years outside of graduation from medical school
  • Passing score on USMLE Step 1, Step 2 CK, preferably on the first attempt (applies to COMLEX scores, as well). Consideration will be given for testing access difficulties during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Dean’s Letter, plus three letters of recommendation are required
  • Submission of a curriculum vitae and personal statement are required
  • Must be prepared to do four years residency training in the categorical program
  • If candidates are not selected for an interview, they will not be contacted. This is due to the high volume of residency applications received and we are unable to respond to every candidate
  • Texas A&M Psychiatry Residency does not offer observerships

International Medical School Graduates

Graduates of international medical schools, located outside of the United States, Puerto Rico, and Canada, should come from institutions meeting the Texas Medical Board Equivalence Standard and must be ECFMG certified. U.S. Clinical experience is preferred within the last 2 years. The Texas A&M Psychiatry Residency program does not sponsor J-1 or H1B visas.

  1. All graduates of international medical schools must apply through the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG).
  2. No greater than three (3) years without any clinical experiences

Upon receiving an invitation for an interview, you will be able to utilize the self-scheduler in ERAS. After you have scheduled your interview, you will receive a confirmation email with additional instructions/details. If you are unable to attend your interview day for any reason, please let us know immediately.


TAMHSC Psychiatry Residency Program
Ms. Sheri Pappas, Program Coordinator
Phone: 979.436.9162