Eligibility and Application Process

Graduate Certificate in Academic Medicine


Eligibility and Application Process

To be considered for admission into the Graduate Certificate in Academic Medicine (GCAM), applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • The applicant must hold a minimum of a graduate degree in a health sciences related area from a recognized institution.

  • Applicants must have an academic appointment within a medical school department OR medical residency program OR provide evidence of the intention to secure such a position in the near future.  Preference is given to the applicants from primary care departments or residencies.

  • Submit complete, official transcripts from highest degree granting institution.

  • Application package must include:

    • Completed GCAM Application

    • Two (2) completed reference forms (one preferably from current employment expressing support for participation in the certificate program)

    • Personal Statement (1 double spaced page)

      • Describe your career goals and how completing this graduate certificate aligns with these goals.

Application package and official transcripts must be submitted to:


Office of Educational Programs
Faculty Development Center
ATTN: GCAM Applications
3500 Camp Bowie Blvd.
Fort Worth, TX 76107



  • If invited for an interview, applicants are expected to participate in either an on-campus interview OR a technology-assisted interview.


This page was last modified on May 10, 2021