Contact us

If you have any questions, or would like to speak to someone directly about our program, please contact Gabriela Lopez Castro, Program Coordinator, or call (682) 509-3043.

How to apply

Applications will be accepted via ERAS only and requires participation in the NRMP. ERAS# 1404800907 | NRMP# 2244140C0

Graduate Medical Education

HCA Healthcare Graduate Medical Education is proud to announce the opening of our new Internal Medicine Residency Program at Medical City Healthcare. Our goal is to train well-rounded, clinically competent physicians that are capable of balancing the demands of medical practice with healthy personal lifestyles.

We strive for our residents to have the skills and compassion that will help build our program's reputation as a leader across the nation. Our residency program not only gives you access to our first-class training facility and faculty, but also to the broader network of HCA Healthcare hospitals and physicians.

We are currently accepting applications via ERAS (the Electronic Residency Application Service) only and require participation in the NRMP (National Resident Matching Program). Each application must include the following:

  • ERAS Application
  • Personal Statement
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Minimum of 3 letters of recommendation, including 1 letter from a physician who is familiar with you and your academic performance in the specialty of application
  • Medical School Transcript
  • MSPE/Dean's Letter
  • USMLE Steps 1, 2CS and 2CK and/or COMLEX-USA Levels 1, 2CE and 2PE
  • Transcript for ECFMG Certificate, if indicated
  • Photograph (optional)

Sathish Karmegam, MD, Program Director

Salary and stipend*

The salaries for residents and fellows for July 1, 2020 through June 20, 2021 are as follows:

  • PGY 1: $52,934
  • PGY 2: $54,506
  • PGY 3: $56,212
  • PGY 4: $58,282
  • PGY 5: $60,737
  • PGY 6: $62,991
  • PGY 7: $64,921

Residents also receive a stipend of $950 per year for on-call meals.

* These amounts are subject to taxation.


Residents in ACGME accredited programs have many of the same benefits as regular HCA employees. However, there are differences in the retirement plans and the leave policy for residents.

Medical City Arlington provides a comprehensive list of personal benefits. The most current plans and enrollment and renewal information may be found at

Benefits include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • 401k plan
  • Basic health insurance
  • Professional liability insurance
  • Options for dependent health, dental and life insurance
  • (2) personalized lab coats are provided at the beginning of each contract year
  • Annual meal stipend
  • Work phone and laptop at the beginning of your training
  • UWorld Step 3 provided to all PGY1
  • Up to 20 business days (Monday-Friday) of holiday, vacation, professional, sick, or other leave is provided as paid time off (PTO)
  • Dedicated education and research center
  • 8,500 square feet includes computer lab, house staff library, and stocked dining area
  • On-site call room with stocked kitchen, separate male and female sleep rooms by program, private individual showers, 2 computer stations
  • Day care and flexible spending account
  • Complimentary parking
  • ACLS, BLS and PALS renewal