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Prospective Residents & Fellows

Prospective residents

 

Thank you for considering CHRISTUS Health to continue your medical training.

At CHRISTUS Health, our foundation is to provide care for those who seek relief at our hands. We pride ourselves in living our core values of Dignity, Integrity, Compassion, Excellence, and Stewardship. For over 150 years, we have been ministering to those in need.

Physicians, faculty, and staff at CHRISTUS Health are committed to providing you with comprehensive and organized educational experiences to ensure you are equipped with the knowledge, skills, and tools to deliver care of the highest quality to our patients and the communities we serve. We invest in educating trainees by preparing them for delivery of patient-centered, compassionate, and leading-edge care, who meet complex real-world clinical challenges with confidence, think innovatively, and focus on wellness. We truly look upon our trainees as our future colleagues!

We invite you to explore at our various training programs and look forward to answering any questions that may help you make the best decision.

Recruitment, selection, and appointment of residents/fellows are performed by the Program Directors with oversight by the Institutions GMEC and in accordance with ACGME and the relevant state medical licensing board requirements. Please click here to view our institutional policy on eligibility for appointment.

How to Apply

ACGME-Accredited Programs:

Spohn OB/Women’s Health Fellowship:

St. Patrick Podiatric & Surgical Residency

Santa Rosa/Baylor Pediatric Hospital Medicine Fellowship

Santa Rosa/Baylor Pediatric Advanced Endoscopy Fellowship

International Applicants

In addition to meeting the GME requirements outlined in our eligibility policy above, non-US citizens who seek entry into U.S. GME programs must obtain a visa that permits clinical training to provide medical services. CHRISTUS Health accepts the following visas:

H-1B

The H-1B visa is available to graduates of foreign medical schools who:

  • have passed USMLE Parts 1, 2, and 3,
  • have a license or other authorization required by the state of practice,
  • have graduated from a foreign or US medical school or hold a foreign medical license, and
  • demonstrate proficiency in written and oral English (typically shown by holding an ECFMG certificate).

J-1

IMGs who seek to obtain this type of visa must first apply to the ECFMG for certification. Please visit the ECFMG website for requirement details.

Not all CHRISTUS Health programs accept visas. Please contact GME@christushealth.org for more informationSince the time to process visas varies, applicants should start the process as early as possible.

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