The University of Texas Medical School at Houston Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston

Apply To Our Program


All applications to the UT H Psychiatry Residency Training Program are accepted through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).

Please supply the following documents through ERAS:
  • Medical/osteopathic school transcript
  • Valid ECFMG Certificate
  • Dean's letter from medical/osteopathic school
  • Photo Identification
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • USMLE Transcript
  • Personal Statement
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Visa Status

Interviews will not be scheduled until all requested documents have been received. It is the responsibility of each applicant to ensure that their application is complete. All complete applications will be screened and approximately 60 candidates will be invited to interview for 6 PGY-1 positions. We will do our best to schedule your interview day so that you interview with faculty and residents who share your interests.


Applications must be posted through ERAS later than December 1, 2013. Applicants are strongly encouraged to ensure completion of their application packets (including letters of reference) prior to that date.

Resources for Foreign Applicants

J1 Visa Sponsorship Fact Sheet (PDF)
Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates
UT Graduate Medical Education (GME)