Interview Day

Interviews are conducted on selected Tuesdays and Wednesdays from October to January. There is an optional social dinner with emergency residents at 6 pm the evening before the interview day at a local restaurant.

Hotel accommodations for applicants granted an interview are provided at the Omni Bayfront Hotel.

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Omni Bayfront Hotel

900 North Shoreline Blvd.

Corpus Christi, Texas 78401

Phone: (361) 887-1600, Fax: (361) 887-6715

www.omnihotels.com/FindAHotel/CorpusChristiBayfront.aspx

Shuttle Service: Complimentary shuttle service is available from the airport by the hotel from 4:30 am – Midnight daily.  Call from baggage claim area.  Approximate wait: 15-20 minutes

Taxi Service: Approximately $18 per person per one-way

Transportation to CHRISTUS Spohn Memorial Hospital is available for applicants on the interview morning. Meet Debra Looper in the Omni Bayfront Hotel lobby on the morning of the interview day at 7:30 am. Please be on time. If you are providing your own transportation, please meet Debra at Christus Spohn Memorial main entrance under the canopy at 7:40 am.

INTERVIEW DAY SCHEDULE

6:00 pm Dinner with Residents at a local restaurant (night before)

7:45 am Applicant pickup at Omni

8:00 am Applicant Welcome and Program Overview at Christus Spohn     Memorial Hospital

8:30 am-1:00 pm

Continental Breakfast with residents

Faculty Interviews (25 minutes each) 

Benefits Overview

Hospital Tour with residents

Lunch

1:00 pm Applicants are dismissed to explore the Corpus Christi area 

An optional shadowing experience in one of our Emergency Departments and/or attendance at our Thursday morning resident conferences can be arranged by contacting Debra Looper at 361.902.6762 at least 1 week before the scheduled interview date.

Other suggested activities include:      

Lunch: Some choices include Hester's Cafe (at the Art Museum of South Texas or at Six Points), Nuevo Cafe (try the Poblano Soup), Urban Fare Cafe, Luciano's (Italian), Blacksheep Bistro (on Padre Island), Waterstreet and the Tango Tea Room.

Visit the Corpus Christi Beaches: Follow the SPID over to Padre Island. Turn left on Whitecap at the second light. Turn left on Windward Drive and park in the beach parking lot on the right. Other popular spots are Padre Bali Park, JP Luby Beach, Mustand Island State Park and Padre Island National Seashore (Malaquite Beach).

Sightseeing: Some of our favorite places include Ocean Drive, the Texas State Aquarium, the USS Lexington, catching a ball game at Whatburger Field, and the Hans A. Suter Wildlife Area (boardwalk and bird watching)

Directions to Omni Bayfront Hotel

FROM CORPUS CHRISTI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT–

12 MILES/15 MINUTES 

Go East on Highway 44 to 358 North.  Turn right onto IH-37 South to Shoreline Boulevard, then right on Shoreline Boulevard.  The hotel is located on the right.

DIRECTIONS FROM THE NORTH – VIA I-37 SOUTH 

Take I-37 South.  At exit 1A, turn left onto ramp. At exit 1B, keep left and stay on ramp. Bear right (south) onto North Shoreline Boulevard.  The Bayfront Tower is on the corner of North Shoreline Boulevard and Twigg Street.

DIRECTIONS FROM THE NORTH – VIA US-77 SOUTH 

Take US-77 South onto I-37 South. Follow I-37 South to exit 1A.  Turn left onto ramp.  At exit 1B, keep left and stay on ramp.  Bear right (south) onto North Shoreline Boulevard.  The Bayfront Tower is on the corner of North Shoreline Boulevard and Twigg Street.

DIRECTIONS FROM THE SOUTH – VIA US-77 NORTH 

Take US-77 North to where the road name changes to Five Points Road.  Take right ramp onto I-37 South.  Take I-37 South and at exit 1A, turn left onto ramp.  At exit 1B, keep left and stay on ramp.  Bear right (south) onto North Shoreline Boulevard.  The Bayfront Tower is on the corner of North Shoreline Boulevard and Twigg Street.

DIRECTIONS FROM THE WEST – VIA US-59 EAST 

Take US-59 East to I-37 access and take ramp onto I-37.  Take I-37 South and at exit 1A, turn left onto ramp.  At exit 1B, keep left and stay on ramp.  Bear right (south) onto North Shoreline Boulevard.  The Bayfront Tower is on the corner of North Shoreline Boulevard and Twigg Street.


 


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