Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth is proud to be a part of this diverse community and to offer advanced medical care close to home. This primary training location has a longstanding history of providing excellent care to more than 1.2 million people in such areas as stroke, brain tumor, labor and delivery, and emergency care. After 90 years of service, our commitment to your growth as a surgical resident is a priority to keeping this vibrant community strong.
Discover a rich mix of cultures, experiences and family-friendly amenities in the nation’s 13th largest city.
Fort Worth was forged by diverse populations, with a rich display of cultures that today lends itself to the mantra: “Y’all Means All” in Fort Worth. There are plenty of things to do in the city known for cowboys and culture. Top attractions include one of the top zoos in the country, more than 200 open-air patio restaurants, museums, the Fort Worth Botanical Gardens, and 100+ miles of connected trails to appeal to active lifestyles.*
- Population: 909,585 (2019 estimate)
- Youngest population in Texas: average age of residents is 31.5
- Most of Fort Worth is served by the Fort Worth Independent School District, the 5th largest school district in Texas
- Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport is the 15th busiest airport in the world
- 1 zoo in the nation (FortWorth.com)
- One of the best S. cities to buy a home (No. 5, Forbes)
- Top 10 city for young professionals (No. 6,Forbes)
- Best of Travel - Fort Worth (No. 4, Money Online)
- 6 S. Cities to Watch in 2017 – Fort Worth (No. 5, Condé Nast Traveler)
Family fun in Fort Worth
Fort Worth is a great destination for families to enjoy everything from a thriving downtown to the Stockyards National Historic District, which still resembles its prime in the early 1900s. Buildings such as the Livestock Exchange Building (1902), Cowtown Coliseum (1907) and the Stockyards Hotel (1907) are still fully operational today.
Create an itinerary of your own, or enjoy some of these additional attractions for a day of fun in Cowtown:
- Airfield Falls Conservation Park
- Bass Performance Hall, voted one of the Top 10 opera houses in the world by Travel + Leisure magazine, and including the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra and Broadway Musical series
- Benbrook Equestrian Stables
- Cultural District, including six exceptional museums like Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Kimble Art Museum and the Modern Art Museum
- Dickies Arena for sporting events, concerts and more
- Fort Worth Stockyards, featuring weekend rodeos and the world’s only twice-daily cattle drive
- Fort Worth Water Gardens
- Six Flags Over Texas and a host of water parks offer splashes and thrills galore
- Sundance Square Splash Pad in the heart of downtown Fort Worth
Your future in Fort Worth
Fort Worth is a key contributor to the footprint that makes up the North Texas region, an area comprised of more than 7 million people, some of the largest employers in the country (including American Airlines and Lockheed Martin), and a robust, growing economy. The Fort Worth community alone is expected to grow by another 100,000 people over the next five years. Texas Health Fort Worth is growing with it.
Construction of a new Jane and John Justin Patient Surgical Tower is set to open in 2022. This new state-of-the-art tower will add 144 patient beds to our existing 707-bed acute care facility, 15 cutting-edge surgical suites, and new pre-operative and post-operative units that will accommodate advanced technologies and provide more space for the latest surgical equipment. Surgical residents will benefit from ample patient volumes and case diversity to meet ACGME requirements for foundational surgical training.
Does the program sponsor Visas?
Currently, the program is not sponsoring any Visas.
How do I apply to your program?
Texas Health Fort Worth’s surgery residency program is “all in” on the NRMP Match agreement. As a result, we only select qualified applications through the ERAS application portal and match through the annual NRMP Match process.
Can I apply if I am Couples Matching?
If you are invited to interview with our program and your significant other is interested in one of our programs, please reach out to the contact person for the program via e-mail with your significant other’s name, AAMC ID, and program of interest. We cannot and will not promise interviews to those couples matching but appreciate the additional details that round out a person’s profile.
How will interviews be conducted during the COVID pandemic?
Interviews will be conducted virtually as recommended by all regulating and accrediting bodies in the Graduate Medical Education community. If selected to interview, you will be provided with detailed information regarding virtual platform, scheduling, and interviewers.
How can I learn more about the Fort Worth area?
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