Elective Director:    

Craig Glass MD 817.927.1203


Margie Behringer 817.927.1407

Reporting Location: John Peter Smith Hospital, Fort Worth, Texas

Duration: 4 weeks

Number of Students: 4

When Offered: Year round

Anticipated Schedule: Schedule arranged with faculty

Scheduling Method: Arranged

Prerequisite(s): Completion of all third-year clerkships

The elective is available only to Texas A&M College of Medicine students


Applications can be completed via the JPS website.  Search clerkship applications then click on medical student forms. This takes you to the link for the form. The following documents are required to complete the application and can be returned by email or faxed to Margie Behringer (817-927-1668):  

* Letter of good standing from medical school.
* Verification of  malpractice insurance
* Copy of health insurance card
*  Proof  of immunizations: recent TB skin test or blood assay or chest X-ray report; MMR; varicella; Tdap; annual flu shot; HbsAB or Hep B immunization
* Copy of USMLE scores (required if applying for radiology, OB-GYN or orthopedic surgery only)
* Transcripts sent directly from Medical School (required if applying for OB-GYN or family medicine)

JPS currently requires a $25 nonrefundable fee per application. You may apply for only one elective rotation per online application, but can list a second and third choice. If your first choice for rotation is denied, the $25 fee will be applied towards your second or third choice.  

Submit a check for $25 payable to John Peter Smith Hospital and mail to:  
John Peter Smith Hospital
Academic Affairs – Margie
1500 South Main Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76104