Over 50 clinical faculty based at over 7 affiliated hospitals are responsible for the clinical training of XUSOM students. Additionally, and as described above, numerous administrators, physicians and staff employed by the University place students in affiliated hospitals and guide them through the third and fourth year of medical school and the US residency application process. To further augment the educational program the school has developed an extensive student support structure to provide career guidance, residency application assistance, academic advice and behavioral health/wellness programs. These programs and the ones described below concentrate on US residencies.