Department of Family and Community Medicine



Thank you for your interest in our program. The Baylor Family Medicine Residency Program does not discriminate with regard to sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, disability or veteran status. We welcome and review all applications to our residency program.


Admissions Criteria


Our program is heavily subscribed and we reserve the right to limit our review of applications that meet the following criteria:

  • USMLE exam passed within two (2) attempts
  • USMLE exam scores above 215
  • COMLEX exam scores above 25th percentile, per NBOME converter
  • Graduation within five (5) years of applying
  • Three (3) LORs, one must be from a primary care provider

Additional Application Information


We do not offer visas other than J1 sponsorship.

In accordance with Baylor GME regulations, we do not sponsor observerships or clinical externships to applicants not already enrolled in a undergraduate or graduate program elsewhere. Please contact Baylor GME for further information regarding these requirements.


Item Term
Residency Coordinator

Item Definition

Sharon Mitchell, MS

Media Component
TAFP Summit - FCM residents

Family Medicine residents recently attended the Texas Academy of Family Physicians (TAFP) Annual Session & Primary Care Summit at the Woodlands. Left to right: Drs. Alex Herrera, Rida Khan, Ngozi Okorafor, Arindam Sarkar, and Stephanie Nguyen. (Pre-COVID-19)