Department of Surgery

Vascular Surgery Independent Fellowship Admissions

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Applicants for the Vascular Surgery (Independent) Fellowship Program (5+2) must have completed an approved residency in General Surgery and be eligible for the qualifying and certifying examinations of the American Board of Surgery by the time they are to enter the Program. Applicants must apply through the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP#1716450F0; ACGME# 450-48-21-016).

Applicants to the Vascular Surgery (Independent) Fellowship Program at Baylor College of Medicine are processed through the  Electronic Residency Application Services system from the Association of American Medical Colleges. The following documentations are required for the fellowship application process:

  • Completed ERAS application form
  • Personal statement
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Three letters of recommendation from faculty members
  • USMLE Board scores
  • American Board of Surgery In-training (ABSITE) exams
  • Official medical school transcript
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Interviews

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Qualified, selected applicants will be invited for a personal or virtual interview. Two interview dates will be offered. The interview dates for this year have concluded. Interview dates for the 2022 application cycle will be released in early Fall. 

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International Graduates

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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 the Immigration Services. They will also need to contact the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG), for information regarding the paperwork 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.

Any additional questions regarding international applicants can also be addressed though the International Services Office at Baylor College of Medicine.

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Benefits and Stipends

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Please refer to stipends and benefit information on the Baylor College of Medicine’s graduate medical education website. Stipend levels are at the national average, but Houston's cost of living ranks among the lowest of metropolitan areas in the United States.

Maintaining your physical and emotional wellness is a prerequisite to professional success. Our residents have access to a number of programs to support their well-being. View wellness resources.

Information about vacation and leave of absences is available on the graduate medical education website.

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