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5-Year ACGME-Accredited Program
12 Months of Pre-Urology/48 Months of Clinical Urology
3 Applicants Accepted Annually
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The first year of our urology residency program, the URO-1 residents spend 6 months in General Surgery, 4 months in Urology and 2 months in a non-surgical program (Interventional Radiology and Nephrology).  The last four years are spent in Urology. Supervision of the URO-1 year resident is a joint responsibility of the Departments of Urology, Surgery, Interventional Radiology, and Nephrology.  Rotations during this year are established by the Department of Urology.

Medical students interested in visiting our program for an elective rotation should contact the program coordinator.

Selection Criteria

Positions are offered through the AUA/SAU rank and match process. All applications must be submitted through ERAS. Information on the rank process can be obtained from the AUA website.

A complete application consists of:

  • Medical school transcripts
  • Personal Statement
  • Letters of Recommendation (minimum of 3 letters, one must be from a Chairman)
  • USMLE Scores Part 1

IMG Requirements

Applicants must be a US citizen or permanent resident of the US with a valid work authorization. IMGs must be able to provide ECFMG certification to begin July 1st.

ERAS 2024 Residency Application Timeline

residents in scrubs


The next phase of the selection process is interviews.  The interview process allows the applicants to experience firsthand what we have to offer. Each applicant will have an opportunity to interview with 5 of our faculty members, chat with residents and visit a virtual tour link on our website.

Virtual Interviews for 2022 are scheduled for:

  • November 14
  • November 21
  • December 02
  • December 09

We will also have a Zoom meet and greet with applicants and residents the evening prior to each interview date.

Interviews are granted by invitation only.

The ranking procedure is completed by early January of each year and forwarded tAUAhe AUA Residency Match Program. 

Why Memphis?

Downtown memphis image from Mud Island

Memphis is a truly incredible town with so much to offer! Catch dinner at the iconic Majestic Grille before taking in a Grizzlies NBA game at the FedEx Forum. Learn the history of Memphis music at Elvis Presley’s Graceland, Stax Records, and Sun Studio. Soak in the sun at Shelby Farms or the Big River Crossing. Enjoy shopping at our Bass Pro Shop, housed in the tenth-tallest pyramid in the world, then explore the nightlife on historic Beale Street.

Those are just a few reasons Memphis was named one of Condé Nast Traveler’s 23 Best Places to Go in 2023. Our UT Health Science Center was also named the ninth safest college in America by

But most of all, Memphis is the healthcare hub of the Mid-South's large and diverse population.

You can find UT Health Science Center faculty, residents, fellows, and staff at:

Memphis is THE place to be!

Mar 1, 2024