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Postdoctoral Medical Training / GME

TCOM encourages graduates to complete at least three years of approved postdoctoral training. All internship, residency, and fellowship programs affiliated with TCOM are approved by the American Osteopathic Association or the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.

Graduates of approved programs are eligible for certification by the corresponding specialty board. Candidates interested in GME programs affiliated with TCOM and the Texas OPTI should contact the individual sites as noted below, for more information regarding admissions requirements and application procedures:

Bay Area Corpus Christi Medical Center
7101 S. Padre Island Drive
Corpus Christi, TX 78412
(361) 761-3280
Steven L. Gates, DO, Director of Medical Education
Approved Programs:
Family Practice Residency
Internal Medicine Residency
Traditional Internship

Conroe Medical Education Foundation
704 FM 2854
Conroe, TX 77301
(936) 523-5247

Stephen McKernan, D.O., Director of Medical Education
Approved Programs:
Family Practice Residency

Driscoll Children's Hospital
3533 South Alameda
Corpus Christi, TX 78411
(361) 694-5465
William Dirksen, MD, Director of Medical Education
Approved Programs:
Pediatrics Residency

JPS Health Network
1500 S. Main Street
Ft. Worth, TX 76104
(817) 927-1173
Josephine Fowler, MD, Administrative Director of Medical Education
Approved Programs:
Psychiatry Residency
Radiology Residency
Traditional Internship

Methodist Charlton Medical Center
3500 Wheatland Road
Dallas, TX 75237
(214) 947-5420
Thomas Shima, DO, Director of Medical Education
Approved Programs:
Family Medicine Residency

Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth
900 8th Avenue
Ft. Worth, TX 76104
(817) 347-5887
Lisa R. Nash, DO, Director of Medical Education
Approved Programs:
Cardiology Fellowship
Family Practice Residency
Gastroenterology Fellowship
General Surgery Residency
Internal Medicine Residency
Interventional Cardiology Fellowship
Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine Residency
Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine Plus One Residency
Rheumatology Fellowship
Traditional Internship

San Jacinto Methodist Hospital
4301 Garth Road - Suite 400
Baytown, TX 77521
(281) 420-8745
Clare Hawkins, MD, Interim Program Director
Approved Programs:
Family Practice Residency

Texas A&M Health Sciences Center
1301 Memorial Drive - #200
Bryan, TX 77802
(979) 862-4465
David A. McClellan, MD, Administrative Director of Medical Education
Approved Programs:
Traditional Internship

Texas Tech University Health Science Center-Lubbock
3601 4th Street
Lubbock, TX 79430
(806) 743-2770
Ron Cook, DO, Director of Medical Education
Approved Programs:
Family Practice Residency

University of North Texas Health Science Center
3500 Camp Bowie Boulevard
Fort Worth, TX 76107
(817) 735-2149
Amy Moss, DO, Director of Osteopathic Graduate Medical Education
Approved Programs:
Dermatology Residency
Geriatrics-Internal Medicine Fellowship
Palliative Care Fellowship

Information for additional accredited GME programs may be accessed on the internet at: 

American Osteopathic Association - Opportunities

Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education

TCOM and its affiliate hospitals are members of the Texas Osteopathic Postdoctoral Training Institutions (Texas OPTI), an educational consortium committed to assuring the availability of quality postdoctoral training in the State of Texas. For more information, please view the Texas OPTI website at http://texasopti.hsc.unt.edu.Lisa

Lisa R. Nash, DO
Associate Dean for Educational Programs
Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine
3500 Camp Bowie Boulevard - EAD 426
Ft. Worth, TX 76107
(817) 735-2149

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