The International Medical Graduate and Emergency Medicine.
Dagher GA, Lewandowski C, Ali SS, Barsky C, Kazzi B, Cheaito MA, Lotfipour S, Kazzi A, and Kazzi Z. The International Medical Graduate and Emergency Medicine. J Emerg Med 2019.
The Journal of emergency medicine
International medical graduates (IMGs) are medical graduates who have received their degree from international medical schools. IMGs must undertake a 3-step process to apply to the National Residency Matching Program match. First, they must obtain a valid standard certificate from the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates. Following certification, they must apply for and secure a position in a residency training program. Third, they must obtain a visa that would enable them to commence their training. In this article, we delve thoroughly into these stepladders to provide IMGs with a clear roadmap of the process as well as contacts to key agencies that may provide more comprehensive assistance.
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