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Emergency Medicine Residency Application

Information and Updates

It is vitally important for all applicants to check with their respective service's graduate medical education offices and advisors for up-to-date information and requirements on the application process. . This brochure is for informational purposes only and is not intended as specific service regulation or rules.


U.S. citizenship and a graduate of an accredited U.S. school of medicine. Graduates from foreign medical schools must possess a standard certificate from the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG). Fourth-year medical students, interns, GMOs, as well as other eligible candidates may apply. Most of our applicants have an HPSP, USUHS, ROTC, USMA, or USAFA obligation. Civilian or non-obligated military applications may also be considered. Acceptance in the program necessitates a military contract and obligation. Contact the Army or Air Force GME Offices for more details.


Applicants are reminded to file their official applications, to include official copies of transcripts, letters of recommendation, board scores, etc, directly with and in accordance with the rules of their respective service's GME Offices. Be sure to adhere to the deadlines published by the GME Offices.


Generally conducted in the months of June through September. It is imperative that applicants contact the program starting in April to schedule an interview. Interview slots fill quickly and late schedulers may find available slots filled. In-person interviews are preferable; however, telephone interviews are offered in situations of deployment, overseas assignments, and other reasonable circumstances. Please submit your curriculum vitae with your request.

Criteria for Selection

Set by the services' Surgeons General and includes potential for success in emergency medicine, academic performance in medical school, board scores, letters of recommendation, demonstrated interest in military service, leadership potential, physical, mental, and ethical fitness.

Medical Student Rotations

Fourth year medical students may request a month-long clerkship at BAMC. This rotation provides an excellent opportunity to experience the excitement and intensity of SAUSHEC emergency medicine. Because of the increase interest there is also an EM ultrasound rotation. This was set up to help give the student more exposure to the EM staff and faculty. Contact the SAUSHEC Medical Student Clerkship Offices and obtain a slot from the hospital medical student coordinator. July-September are peak months and slots are limited, so schedule early.

To Schedule a Medical Student Rotation

The San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium (SAUSHEC) GME Clerkship.

From that site, you will see a link for a rotation request form and you will need to complete that form and email it to GME.

Email: usarmy.jbsa.medcom-bamc.list.saushec-clerkship@mail.mil
If you are not contacted within 10 days of requesting a rotation, please contact: sammcem@usuhs.edu

To Schedule an Interview for Residency

Email (preferred): sammcem@usuhs.edu

General Questions

Questions can be directed to: sammcem@usuhs.edu

Residency Coordinator

Phone: (210) 916-6129

Don't forget to keep your family's information up-to-date in DEERS.