Adult Neurology Residency Program

Our Neurology Program will be accepting application submissions for three advanced postgraduate positions through the national resident matching program. Submission of the application must be done via ERAS only.

A complete application includes the following

  • ERAS application
  • Medical School Transcript
  • Dean's Letter
  • Three letters of recommendation (date of letter should not exceed two years); Department Chair letter recommended
  • Program Director letter of recommendation if applicant has previous residency training in the US
  • USMLE/COMLEX Transcript (transcript only, not score sheets); It is preferred that you have passed step/level 1 and 2 on the first attempt and received a score of 220 or more
  • Curriculum Vitae (must be current and in chronological order)
  • Personal Statement
  • Medical School Diploma; if attended more than one medical school, provide a diploma for each school attended. If applicant is IMG, diploma must be translated by a professional translator and notarized

The program will start reviewing applications in early October and interviews will take place between mid-October to early February. Interested candidates must have successfully completed the preliminary year required by the ACGME.

Selection is based on criteria which are not influenced by race, gender, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation.

Ranking and selection of applicants is made on the basis of information contained in the application form, medical school transcript, medical school dean's letter, and letters of recommendation. Other factors are communication skills, motivation, and integrity.

Non-U.S. citizen graduates of foreign medical schools must obtain J-1 visa sponsorship through the Education Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates; visit for details.

Applicants must also pass credentialing, as conducted by TTUHSC El Paso. All residents are required to secure a Texas Medical Board Physician-in-Training Permit or have a Texas Medical License. To view the application please visit the Texas Medical Board website.

Our curriculum is geared toward ever evolving knowledge, various skills, and a high level of professionalism. The program provides well-balanced experiences between inpatient and outpatient, centered around the recommendations by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN).

We invite you to take a close look at the opportunities available at this outstanding program. The true heart of any program is its people. Our faculty and administrative staff are the heart and soul of what is truly one outstanding team. We love what we do, we love where we work and learn, and we look forward to sharing this experience with you.

El Paso is the 6th largest city in Texas, and the 22nd largest city in the U.S with a population 685,434 as of 2020. Because El Paso shares its borders with Mexico and New Mexico metropolis increasing the population area to around 2.5 million. Even with such a large population, El Paso has been named one of the top three safest cities in America sense 1997 and is an All-America City winner for four years now.

University Medical Center of El Paso is the only hospital in El Paso to be named three times as one of America's Top 100 Hospitals.

UMC has the only Level 1 Trauma Center in a 280-mile radius and is home to the region's only Level 1 Stroke Center and Joint Commission-certified Comprehensive Stroke Center that are able to treat and care for the most complex brain injuries. No other hospital in West Texas, the entire State of New Mexico or anywhere in Southern Arizona has this certification.

Thank you for your interest in our training program. Good luck and we welcome your application.

For further assistance, Please contact our Residency Program Coordinator Autum Waskoviak at