Baylor College of Medicine requires that all applicants be in good standing to complete, or have completed, an approved ACGME or AOA residency in General Surgery by the time they are to enter the program. Applications and all supporting materials must be submitted through online system through Surgical Critical Care and Acute Care Fellowship Application Service (SAFAS). The match occurs through National Ranking Matching Program (NRMP #1716442F1-Adult Focus and NRMP#1716442F0-Pediatric Focus).
Applicants may apply to two different focus areas of the surgical critical care fellowship program - the adult focus and the pediatric focus. The adult focus spends eight months at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center and four months at Ben Taub Hospital. The pediatric focus spends 10 months at Texas Children’s Hospital and two months at Ben Taub. Both, the adult and pediatric focus fellows will be board-eligible in surgical critical care at the end of their fellowship training.
For applicants interested in the pediatric focus, please email the academic coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org when your application has been submitted through SAFAS.
How to apply: Baylor College of Medicine is using SAFAS as our application portal, for Surgical Critical Care Fellowship applications. Visit the SAFAS website and complete your application.
The following items are required:
- Completed SAFAS Application
- Curriculum Vitae
- Three letters of recommendation
- Personal statement
- USMLE Board scores
- American Board of Surgery In-training (ABSITE) exams/scores
- NRMP registration
International graduates must meet the requirements established by the Graduate Medical Education Office at Baylor College of Medicine as set by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners and Immigration Services. They will also need to contact the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG), for information regarding the process for students and graduates of foreign medical schools.
Baylor College of Medicine requires international medical graduates to meet the terms for an Institutional Permit, as outlined by the Texas Medical Board,, and have the documents necessary for a J-1 Visa.
Questions regarding international applicants can also be addressed though the International Services Office at Baylor College of Medicine.
The Surgical Critical Care Education Committee will review residency applications when complete through SAFAS. Applicants who are considered competitive for appointment will be invited for a personal interview, which is an important factor in the final selection. Interviews in 2021 and 2022 were conducted virtually. Interviews are in will be conducted compliance with the Surgical Critical Care Program Directors Society recommendations and Baylor College of Medicine guidelines.
For 2023 Application Interview Session, there will be an update in January 2023 with the dates of interview sessions and more details.
Yearly interviews occur during July and August.
Applicants to both the adult and pediatric focuses will be invited for interviews. If you are applying for the pediatric focus, please email the academic coordinator through email at email@example.com so that we may coordinate additional pediatric faculty for the interview session.
Surgical Critical Care Adult Focus: 1716442F1
Surgical Critical Care Pediatric Focus: 1716442F0
For any questions regarding the Surgical Critical Care Fellowship Program, please contact the academic coordinator at (713) 798-6078 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.