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5-Year ACGME-Accredited Program
12 Months of Pre-Urology/48 Months of Clinical Urology
3 Applicants Accepted Annually

The first year of our urology residency program, the URO-1 residents spend 6 months in General Surgery, 3 months in Urology and 3 months in a non-surgical program (Interventional Radiology, Anesthesia 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, Anesthesia 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 & 2

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 2022 Residency Application Timeline


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.

Personal Interviews for 2020 are scheduled for:

  • 11/23/20
  • 11/30/20
  • 12/11/20
  • 12/18/20

Interviews are granted by invitation only.

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

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There's no better time than now to choose Memphis!

Last Published: Apr 21, 2021