DHR Health

Graduate Medical Education

Developing visionary leaders for the future of healthcare

DHR Health is currently the primary participating site for over 130 residents/fellows and look forward to welcoming our first class of residents/fellows through our own ACGME-accredited DHR Health-sponsored programs next academic year. We are dedicated to training inclusive, comprehensive physicians characterized as clinicians, scholars, educators, and future leaders. Our supportive and socioeconomically diverse environment fosters academic and personal growth, as well as compassionate, high quality, patient-centered care. We are committed to serving our community, especially the under-served, by delivering excellent care always, without exception.

Contact Us

E-mail: GME@dhr-rgv.com

Phone: 956-362-3558

Phone: 956-362-2422

Confidential Reporting Form

If interested in joining our GME programs, please apply through ERAS. Link below.

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DHR Health’s Commitment to Health Equity

At DHR Health, we are working to ensure that every individual has a fair and just opportunity to achieve optimal health outcomes, regardless of social, economic, or demographic background.

Welcome From Our Designated Institutional Official

Welcome to DHR Health! We appreciate you learning more about our residency and fellowship programs and invite you to visit our campus where the dedication, commitment and enthusiasm for medical education is palpable.

DHR Health is the largest physician-owned health system in the nation, and the only locally owned and operated health system in Hidalgo County. There is a wealth of volume and variety of clinical experiences offered for resident and fellow education, enhancing their knowledge of both primary care and sub-specialty medicine fields. We are fully committed to providing an evidence-based education to residents and fellows with the knowledge and skills needed to deliver excellent healthcare to patients and our community. Our faculty physicians are regionally, nationally and internationally renowned in their fields. They have been teaching residents and fellows locally since we welcomed our first residents to our campus as a primary participating site in 2015. We are committed to academic excellence, superior scholarship, innovative research and professional leadership.

We look forward to learning more about you and welcoming you to our team, our community, and our DHR Health family!


Diagnostic Radiology Residency

On behalf of our Diagnostic Radiology Residency Program and the entire faculty, welcome to the Department of Radiology at DHR Health. Our large volume of imaging studies (well over 250,000 per year), a wide variety of pathology, cutting-edge technology, and dedicated faculty make this training program an exceptional educational opportunity for residents.


Emergency Medicine Residency

At DHR Health, we strive to lead the way in transforming health and healing through our academic emergency medicine program. Our focus on education, discovery, and patient centered-care positions us as a leader in the field, dedicated to advancing emergency medicine and improving health.

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Family Medicine Residency

The DHR Family Medicine Residency Program educates and trains competent, compassionate, physician leaders dedicated to providing high quality, comprehensive, patient centered care. With a focus on health equity and access, we provide culturally relevant, interprofessional primary and preventive care services. Our program partners with a wide variety of healthcare professionals and clinics including behavioral health specialist, pharmacists, the Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District (ECISD) and HOPE Family Health Center to meet the needs of both our learners and community.


General Surgery Residency

The mission of a general surgery residency program is to train and educate physicians to become competent and skilled general surgeons who can provide high-quality patient care. Residents are exposed to the full spectrum of surgical care, provided experience with the first functional Level 1 Trauma Center in the region.


Internal Medicine Residency

DHR Health is excited to introduce the Internal Medicine Residency Program. The program and entire faculty are focused on cultivating a comprehensive training program designed to prepare physicians to deliver patient-centered primary care, emphasizing excellence in clinical skills, critical analysis, systems-based practice, and life-long learning. Our vision is to produce well-rounded residents who have a balanced experience in various clinical settings, patient diversity, and research opportunities, serving as a strong foundation from which to grow.


Pharmacy Residency

The DHR Health Pharmacy Residency Programs are focused on training highly motivated pharmacists by developing clinical skills, teaching, research, communication and leadership.


Urology Residency

The DHR Health Urology Residency Program is dedicated to training inclusive, comprehensive urologists prepared to evaluate, understand, and manage medical and surgical aspects of genitourinary disorders. We pride ourselves on our robust, surgical experience, world-class patient care and atmosphere of scientific curiosity.

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Bariatric Surgery Fellowship

The DHR Health Bariatric Surgery Fellowship is led by world renowned bariatric surgeons and is comprised of diverse faculty including endocrinologist, physiatrist, and pediatric surgeons. Our fellowship program aims to raise the standard of care in obesity treatment by training physicians in a comprehensive team approach which will prepare fellows to become leaders in the field of bariatric medicine.


Surgical Critical Care Fellowship

The Surgical Critical Care Fellowship along with DHR Health strives to provide an atmosphere that is conducive for learning and committed to training competent, board certified critical care physicians to provide care in the Rio Grande Valley area of Texas.

Resident and Fellow Life

Our Commitment to Wellness

  • Counseling services provided to residents and faculty are available Monday-Friday from 8am - 8pm and on weekends from 9am - 6pm. Call 956-362-2732 to set up an appointment.
  • 24/7 Security Assistance Hotline (956) 739-0717

Our Community

The Rio Grande Valley is a region in deep South Texas, beautifully rich in culture.

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