Department of Family and Community Medicine

Family Medicine Residency Admissions


Admissions Criteria


Our program is heavily subscribed and, due to high volume, we reserve the right to limit our review of applications that meet the following criteria:

  • Medical School MUST BE be recognized by Texas Medical Board.
  • Graduation MUST BE within five years of application
  • Three LORs, one MUST BE from a primary care provider
  • USMLE/COMLEX exams MUST BE passed within two attempts
  • USMLE/COMLEX scores above 25th percentile, preferred
  • Understanding of Family Medicine and interest in underserved care

Applications are not reviewed outside of ERAS application cycle.

View information for enrolled students interested in being a visiting medical student.

For international applicants: Only J1 sponsorship is offered. Post-graduate observerships and clinical externships are not available.


Additional Application Information


We do not offer visas other than J1 sponsorship.

In accordance with Baylor GME regulations, we do not sponsor observerships or clinical externships to applicants not already enrolled in a undergraduate or graduate program elsewhere. Please contact Baylor GME for further information regarding these requirements.


Residency Program Coordinator


Sharon Mitchell, M.A.

Item Definition

Senior Coordinator, Program Management