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Admission Requirements


Preferred access to the programs is via the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) and the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP). Licensure to practice medicine while in training is acquired from the Texas Medical Board. International medical graduates require sponsorship of the Education Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG).  An Addendum to ERAS must also be completed and submitted with the ERAS application.

Each applicant must be a graduate of a medical school that is approved by the Texas Medical Board or a medical school whose curriculum is accepted as equivalent to that of A Texas medical school by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. A graduate of the latter must:

Possess a valid certificate issued by the Education Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG)

Be eligible for employment at TTUHSC.

Process a criminal background check (HSC OP 10.20)

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TTUHSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age or veteran status in admission, employment, access to, or treatment in its programs or activities.

Residents are assigned at a Post Graduate Year (PGY) level to assure that by the end of residency training, a resident who has successfully completed the program requirements and meets national board certification requirements without additional training.

W-4 (Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate)

The following documents have been removed from the list of acceptable documents for the I-9:

  • Certificate of U.S. Citizenship (List A#2).
  • Certificate of Naturalization (List A#3).Unexpired Reentry Permit (List A#8).
  • Unexpired Refugee Travel Document (List A#9).
  • Form I-151 (List A#5)  However, Form I-551 remains an acceptable document.

    The following document has been added to the list of acceptable documents:
    Form I-766, Employment Authorization Document (List A#10).
EnrollING in Direct Deposit

All employees and student employees are eligible to receive their wages electronically through direct deposit. Employees are now able to sign up or update direct deposit information using Employee Self Service. Payroll Services encourages all employees to take advantage of this option. It is available online 24/7 (down only during payroll processing). They are able to access this through their Raiderlink/Webraider.

To make changes, add new account online, go to the Employee tab on Raiderlink/Webraider:

Select Update My Direct Deposit (Employee Instructions), and update Direct Deposit

For assistance please send an e-mail to

Direct deposit has many advantages to an employee:
Safe and secure delivery of wages to just one or even multiple accounts
No cash checking fees
Most banks will offer free checking with direct deposit
Generally funds are available at the employee's bank at the opening of the business day

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