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Department of Psychiatry

Application Requirements


  • All applicants must submit together with documentation the Universal Application for Fellowship.
  • Notarized copy of original medical school transcript in the original language (and translation if IMG).
  • Copy of original Dean's letter in the original language (and translation if IMG).
  • Copy of USMLE Transcript.
  • Three letters of recommendation (if the applicant has previous residency training in the U.S., then a letter from the Program Director must be included as a 4th letter of recommendation).
  • Curriculum Vitae - must be current and in chronological order.
  • Personal Statement.
  • Notarized copy of Medical School diploma in the original language (and translation if IMG) or 5th pathway certificate (front & back of diplomas for schools from Mexico & need stamp from Secretaria de Educacion Publica-SEP).
  • Copy of ECFMG certificate (must be current for appointment year).
  • Clinical Rotation Affidavit (IMGs only-if clinical rotation was done in LCME accredited medical school).

Additional Information:

  • Texas Tech sponsors J-1 Visas only.
  • Proof copy of Immigration Status if not U.S. Citizen. (Must be current for appointment year).
  • Copy of license to practice medicine in your country and translated if necessary.

All applicants are subjected to a background check before beginning residency.

For International Medical Graduates (IMG), immigration documentation must be valid and current before starting residency.