international medical graduate

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    USMLE Recent grad (~2 years), studying for step 1 (hoping to give in the next 3-4 months). what can I do now to ensure a match (2022 aim)?

    I've gotten 2 LOR's from clinics in Texas (worked in a hospital, but the individual doctors gave letterheads with their clinics). also, one of them passed away. is that LOR still 'valid'? I've done some observer-ship work in Canadian clinics, did one year of 4 specialities (3 months each- gen...
  2. FemaleJD

    Doing A Fourth-Year Elective In the Caribbean?

    My partner is currently finishing up his ob/gyn elective and moving onto fourth year this August and we have the itch to go back to the Caribbean for a short period. For reference: He is a Caribbean medical student at St. George in Grenada and St. George's hospital offers some basic med...
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    Clerkship as an international medical student

    Hi there, I'm from Vietnam, and gonna be a final-year medical student in next year. I'll take USMLE Step 1 in the upcoming May. I'm planning to apply a clerkship program in the U.S to gain some clinical experiences; furthermore, I could decide whether the U.S medical environment is suited me or...
  4. S

    Post residency fellowships in dermatology

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  5. S

    Another question about australian medical schools and residencies as an international student

    I see that there are plenty of questions regarding this already, so I am sorry for posting this, but I don't fully understand some things and can't find a few others so I feel it would be best to ask here. Sorry if most (or all) of these questions have already been posted before. I am currently...
  6. C

    USCE for IM Peds residency

    So I'm a US IMG and I wanted to pursue a residency in IM+Peds, I was wondering what rotations I should take in USCE. Should I take separate rotations in IM and Pediatrics or are there other options? Also in IM, there are various types of rotations like cardiology, etc. Which one is the best IM...
  7. S

    international medical graduate. pending green card.

    Hello everyone.I am an IMG planning to apply for match this year.I have pretty decent CV with pending step2 CK which I am planning to take next month.My problem is that I have pending Green Card through my Spouse which I had expected to arrive by January,2019.But the dates are running really...
  8. A

    Chances of getting a recidency after failing first year IMG?

    Hi I am an IMG from Australia. I failed my first year of medical school but have gotten high grades (90%+) ever since. In my USMLE step 1 I got 275 and in my USMLE step 2 CK I got 265. Do I have any chance of matching in a residency like anaesthesiology or ophthalmologist in the US? Or did my...
  9. S

    Information needed on Pathologists' assistant programs

    Hey all! I am an International Medical Graduate from China looking for alternative career pathways and am really interested in becoming a pathologists' assistant. The career itself seems like a great fit for me since i am no longer interested in the clinical side of medicine. I wonder if any...
  10. E

    Clinical Position in Chicago

    Location: Chicago, Illinois Duration: Full-time. Starting April or May 2018. Start date is flexible Salary: Competitive Busy ENT, Allergy and Sleep Medicine practice looking for a clinical assistant in the office to work directly with the doctor and their patients. Past Clinicians in this...
  11. S

    IMG with no Residency Interviews for 2018 match

    Hey guys, I could really use some advice here. I am an International Medical Graduate of 2013 and Step 1 score of 208 1st attempt, CK 232 second attempt, CS passed first attempt, 2-3 years of United States clinical experience, and a U.S Citizen. I have applied to programs all over states in...
  12. H

    US MD resident physician offering assistance with all parts of the USMLE, application, interview etc

    I am currently a US resident physician on "vacation". I passed all of my USMLE steps on my first attempt, graduated from a US medical school, and have another doctorate level degree in addition to my MD. I was an interviewer for two residency programs, one medical school, and another...
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    Prospects of finding fy1 job for IMGs

    Hello friends I have graduated from Pakistan. Now interested in giving PLAB. However my internship does not fulfill the criteria laid out by GMC i.e dont have 3 month rotation in general sugery. Which probably means that I'l have to apply for fy1 post. My question is that what are the prospects...
  14. S

    Husband (significant other) matching 1 year after me; trying to get into the same IM program or city

    Hello everyone, Let me get right into it, as the title of the thread suggests, my husband will be matching one year after me. I am applying to IM this upcoming cycle in 2017 and he will be applying in 2018. We are both IMGs and hoping to get into university based programs. We are both...
  15. S

    Husband (significant other) matching one year after me; trying to get into the same program or city

    Hello everyone, Let me get right into it, as the title of the thread suggests, my husband will be matching one year after me. I am applying to IM this upcoming cycle in 2017 and he will be applying in 2018. We are both IMGs and hoping to get into university based programs. We are both...
  16. S

    Husband (significant other) matching 1 year after me; trying to match into the same program or city

    Hello everyone, Let me get right into it, as the title of the thread suggests, my husband will be matching one year after me. I am applying to IM this upcoming cycle in 2017 and he will be applying in 2018. We are both IMGs and hoping to get into university based programs. We are both...
  17. S

    Best non-US medical schools for competitive US Applicants

    Depending on the result of tonight's election, I might be leaving the country for the next 4-8 years. For a competitive applicant who intends to complete their undergrad and med school years abroad, and then return to complete their residency in the US, which foreign medical schools rank most...
  18. -N7-

    Advice on Med School options...

    Hi guys, I've been lurking on this site for about 2-3 years now, and have always valued the interest members have in helping each other and in offering advice. As such, I finally summoned the courage to post my own case here in the hopes of getting some much-needed advice. To make a long story...
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    Official Technion Class of 2020

    Just got accepted to the Technion Medical School for 2016! Anyone else?
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    St George's, University of Lodon International Graduate Medicine Program

    Is anyone familiar with the MBBS4 program at St George's, University of London? Clinical rotations (years 3 and 4) will be at Thomas Jefferson University or Marshall University in the United States. Would this program be likely to culminate in a competitive American residency for an...
  21. mtler

    Please help! Canadian med student thinking of working in Australia

    Hello wise folk, I am a 3-rd year Medical student from Canada. For personal reasons, I find myself considering eventually working in OZ. Problem: difficult to find clear answers to my questions, which are the following: 1) If my MD degree is completed, can I apply to residency in Australia...
  22. ImgEmHopeful

    2016 IMG EM App Thread

    Hey just hitting up all my fellow EM IMG hopefuls. I am a U.S. IMG . Just applied with a step1/step2ck/cs/us experience/citizenship. 250/259/pass1/U.S.cle/us-IMG I currently have 3 SLOEs from the same program. I'm doing one more ER rotation in October for a total of two EM rotations.
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    Canadian Royal College Exam Material/Help - Anesthesiology + Internal Medicine + Others

    Hello, If you are a IMG looking to write the Canadian Royal College exams, and are looking for help in preparation for written and oral exam components please feel free to contact me at [email protected] The pass rate for Canadian residents is typically higher than 95% and that...