Application Requirements

When applying to the UT Southwestern Medical Center Pediatric Residency Training Program, there are key requirements to keep in consideration.

The main requirements when applying are:

  • 3 letters of recommendations
    • Letters from Pediatric, Internal Medicine, or Family Physicians are preferred
    • It is also suggested to obtain a letter of recommendation from your Pediatric Department Chairman
  • Medical School Transcript
  • Personal Statement
  • CV
  • Dean’s Letter or MSPE
  • United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) Step I scores
  • COMLEX scores for graduates of Osteopathic Medical schools 
    • Successful scores on both components of USLME Step II (or COMLEX Step II) are necessary before entering residency training but are not necessary to apply or to interview