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International Medical Graduates

Requirements for international medical graduates who wish to pursue postgraduate training in medicine are:

  1. Possess a current ECFMG certificate. Your questions regarding certification and examination should be addressed with ECFMG :
    3624 Market Street
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104
    (215) 387-5900
  2. Pass USMLE Steps 1 and 2. Applicants with failures on USMLE will not be considered for training in our program. You must have a medical school graduation date within 5 years of start of internship.
  3. Secure a J-1 Visa through ECFMG with issuance of IAP-66. The Department of Medicine does not support the H1B Visa for residency training.

As discussed above in Application Procedure, our program participates in ERAS and does not send information via U.S. Mail, nor will we accept a paper application. The ECFMG office will serve as the designated Dean's office and can provide detailed information.

We do not offer observerships in the Department of Medicine.

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