The following are instructions for applying to the South Texas Dermatology Residency Program:

  1. Application deadline is no later than December 15th for the following academic year.
  2. Personal interviews will be granted only to candidates selected after initial screening of all applications.
  3. No final applicant for a residency position will be accepted without an interview.
  4. Final selection of a dermatology resident will be made by the Residency Selection Committee and approved by the DME and CEO.
  5. All applications will be sent to:

    Rick Lin, DO MPH FAOCD

    Program Director
    South Texas Dermatology Residency Program
    3100 Buddy Owens Ave
    McAllen, TX  78504



  1. Meet all additional requirements specified in the GME Manual of the Bay Area Corpus Christi Medical Center
  2. The resident is required to provide a photocopy of their Diploma from the Osteopathic Medical School they graduated from and a Certificate of Completion from their Osteopathic Approved Internship prior to the beginning of their residency program.
  3. The resident must meet the application criteria requirements that are mandated or adopted by the dermatology residency training program.
  4. The resident must have satisfactorily completed an AOA approved internship prior to beginning the residency.
  5. The resident must be a graduate in good standing of a COCA Accredited College of Osteopathic Medicine.
  6. The resident must submit with their application a Letter of Recommendation from:
    1. the Dean of the Osteopathic Medical School from which they graduated
    2. the Director of Medical Education from the hospital where they completed an AOA-approved internship
    3. Board Certified D.O. or M.D. Dermatologist


At this point, we do not accept applications from 4th year medical students or MD Applicants until we achieve ACGME accreditation.  As of now (2-19-2018) our accreditation is through the American Osteopathic Association.  

The South Texas Dermatology Residency Program and all of the affiliated clinical sites will ensure that it meets all state and federal laws and statutes, including but not limited to: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability (HIPAA), American with Disabilities Act (ADA), Equal Employment Opportunity Act (EEO), Institutional Review Board (IRB) requirement, among others.

The Bay Area Corpus Christi Medical Center and its affiliated training programs do not discriminate with regard to sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, disability or veteran status.