The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville


The Department of Radiology

Application Information

Thank you for your interest in the Radiology Residency Program at the University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville.

The following are the basic criteria used in the evaluation of all candidates considered for our program:
ERAS Application which includes

  1. Resume’ or Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  2. Personal Statement
  3. Medical School Transcript (Applicants must be no more than 2 years since graduation from medical school.)
  4. Medical School Performance Evaluation (Dean’s letter)
  5. Three letters of reference
  6. USMLE scores of 220 or above (to be considered for interview, applicants must pass all USMLE tests (1, 2 and CS) on the first attempt)

The deadline for receipt of applications is December 1, virtual interviews will take place during November, December, and January.


Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS)

Our program participates in the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS). We have formally agreed not to accept applications outside the ERAS system. Please do not mail applications to us through the postal system; we will not be able to process them. To apply, simply go to the ERAS website. Our program listing is "University of Tennessee Medical Center at Knoxville" and our accreditation ID is: 4204721236.

NRMP

We also participate in the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) so we have agreed to accept only applicants who are participating in the NRMP.  We do not offer positions outside the NRMP. The 2020-2021 interview season will be to fill six (6) advanced PGY-2 resident positions for the 2021-2022 academic year. We do not have vacancies in any other residency class.

International Medical Graduates

The Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) has agreed to be the contact agency for all international medical graduates. They will assist you with any questions you may have regarding ERAS. If you are a Foreign Medical Graduate (FMG), you will be required to go through them. The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine does not sponsor the H-1 Visa. Graduates of international medical schools who are not U.S. residents can only be accepted for resident training on a J-1 visa and must have completed one year of prior U.S. training.

Transitional Year Program

The Transitional Year Residency Program at the University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine grants four positions to the Radiology Program. Students who would like to attend the University of Tennessee Medical Center at Knoxville for both Transitional Year and Radiology need to apply to Radiology (ACGME accreditation ID 4204721236) and Transitional Year (ACGME accreditation ID 9994700130 and TY-Radiology NRMP Program Code 1839999P2). If selected for an interview with the Radiology residency, you are not required to have an additional interview with the Transitional Year program. For more information on the TY-Radiology partnership please visit the Transitional Year Program website.

Again, thank you for your inquiry. We feel we have an excellent program to offer you.

R. Ian Gray, MD, MBA
Program Director, Radiology Residency
University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine

The University of Tennessee Medical Center at Knoxville



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