Department of Surgery

Summer Surgery Program Admissions




The 2024 DeBakey Summer Surgery Program applications are accepted from Oct. 1, 2023 through Feb. 1, 2024. See our Application Requirements and details about the application process. 


Program Dates


The 2024 summer program dates are Monday, June 3 to Friday, July 26 for the 8-week program.

Please apply through our online application.

Apply to the DeBakey Summer Surgery Program

Application Requirements


Complete the on-line process only with application and all of the supplemental documents items listed below. Do not mail or email application or documents listed. If you have any issues submitting the application, email the Surgery Education Office at

  • Completed application
  • Professional headshot photographs
  • College transcripts. (Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.)
  • Personal statement (one page/single spaced)
  • Resume/CV
  • Three letters of recommendation

Note that due to the high volume of applications, emails, and phone calls received, we are unable to verify receipt of applications and the required supplemental documents for an application. Applicants may contact your recommender to ensure that they have submitted your letter.


Housing and Stipends


At this time, there is no stipend or housing provided. Housing options are made individually by each applicant on their own.

Baylor College of Medicine accepts qualified candidates of any race, sex, color, religion, national and ethnic origin, disability or age to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national and ethnic origin, disability or age in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarships and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.

Contact the Surgery Education Office at: or (713) 798-6078.