MCSD Application Process

The candidates for this fellowship are required to have successfully completed at least 4 years of general surgery training from an accredited program in the USA or at least five years of general surgery training in a non-US accredited residency program as long as they are ECFMG certified.

Please submit the following items:

  • CV with photo
  • Personal statement
  • 3 Letters of Reference
  • ECFMG (If applicable)
  • USMLE steps completion


Savannah Torres

Please visit the Office of Educational Programs to access information about the benefits, conditions & term of employment. International graduates must visit the Office of International Affairs page for information on institutional requirements. The University of Texas Health Science Center only sponsors J-1 Visas and applicants must meet the terms outlined on the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners website applicable to the Physician-in-Training permit.