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    Statement of need- EM *please help!*

    Hi everyone, I'm a Canadian in 3rd year of med school in US. I'm interested in applying for EM and wanted to clarify some things. I kind of suck at legal things/ visas and want to triple check my understanding. When I was in 1st/2nd year Canadians at my school told me we could apply for only 4...
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    Generally when will H-1B Visa petition be approved?

    From the experience of last two years, approximately when could I expect to receive the approval of H-1B Visa petition? Thread from last year indicated that delay or even denial of H1b petition is somehow more common recently. H1B Visa Denials/Delays for Incoming Physicians I am doing...
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    Student visa

    Hello. When I am approved to obtain student visa and finish my education program for DDS/DDM how can I continue stay and practice in the US without going back to my country ?
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    oral pathology master

    hi , i recently graduated from a dental school in Armenia . i obtained a dds degree , my plan is to move to Canada and continue my education in Canada . would it be possible to study for masters or do research with a dds degree in canada if you graduated from a non-accredited university ? im...
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    Medical University of Lublin

    Hello, this thread is for anyone who has been or is going to be attending the Medical University of Lublin in Poland. Any insight on attending the university or preparring to go. Since there doesn't seem to be a forum provided by the university or anywhere else all topic discussions are...
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    Using STEM Extension of OPT for Residency

    Hi! I am an international medical graduate currently enrolled in a master of health informatics program with F1 visa. The master program is count as a STEM field for the 24 month OPT extension. I am wondering if F-1 OPT with 24 months extension, in this case, can be an option for a pediatrics...
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    UK Foundation Programme 2019 - PLABs and Visa Discussion

    Hello, I am a Canadian citizen who completed medical school in EU (not UK). I graduated from medical school this summer and have not started my internship yet. I am applying for the UK Foundation Programme this year (starting July/August 2019). So far, my application has been going smoothly...
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    USMLE US visa application process for foreign cardiology fellow while completing USMLE

    Hello everyone, my case is as follows: Physician with EU citizenship, graduated 10 years ago Cardiology training fully completed in my home country Never worked in the US before Interested in pursuing a medical fellowship in the US with several options to choose from (some accredited, some...
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    Other US visa application process for foreign cardiology fellow

    Hello everyone, my case is as follows: Physician with EU citizenship, graduated 10 years ago Cardiology training fully completed in my home country Never worked in the US before Interested in pursuing a medical fellowship in the US with several options to choose from (some accredited, some...
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    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...
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    H1B Visa Denials/Delays for Incoming Physicians

    Hey all, I'm wondering who else among us has been affected by the H1B visa denials for incoming IMG physicians. It's getting super close to start date and orientation. Apparently about 1000 of us are affected. Just wondering if anyone has heard anything at all on this? Feel free to DM if you...
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    J1 Visa Waiver - Applying during Fellowship

    I am about to start an American fellowship that runs July 2018 - July 2019. I am on a J1 visa and I am hoping to apply for a waiver. Most states seem to begin accepting applications for waivers in September or October . The CONRAD-30 program states that "the J1 doctor must agree to begin...
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    Question about H-1B Visa

    Hello, There are some residency programs that requires a preliminary or transitional year (PGY-1), for example radiology or anesthesiology. In the majority of cases, at the end of this year, you'll move to your new residency program (PGY-2), which is located in another hospital. In a possible...
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    J1 visa - International student doing PhD - postdoc / licensure

    Hi all, I am an international student doing my Clin Psych PhD and about to start internship - I have a couple of questions regarding visas for postdocs and licensing - currently on a J1 and trying to figure out whether I am better off switching to an F1 or not. My internship will allow me to...
  15. goodvibes27

    Externship question

    What visa does a non-US IMG require to do a internal medicine or family med externship? If you’ve done an externship and are a non-US IMG, your input would be invaluable to me. Thanks!
  16. dillonkor

    Green card + job after residency

    Dear Colleagues, I am a foreign national, who is an AMG on an H1b visa with a couple years left in my average anesthesia residency program in the northeast. My goal is to focus more on my family after the training, so I would like to explore my options to get a job and obtain the green card...
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    F1 Student for a Clinical Assistant professor

    I am creating this post to see the reality of my goals and aspiration. I am currently a fourth year pharmacy student studying in the United state on F-1 visa (Yea I know what you're thinking good luck finding a job not another Visa sponsorship thread; well this is different) . I am strongly...
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    Canadian citizen, US Med Grad, on OPT, in US residency - H1b Question

    Like title states, I am an Canadian who went to a US medical school and got into a US residency. Currently in my Intern year on my OPT (from F-1 visa). I just finished my Step 3, and is looking into applying for H1b (my residency does do H1). Issue is, my state only give out 1 year temporary...
  19. Dr. Bruce Banner

    Canadian citizens in US medical school

    I am a 3rd year medical student in a US medical school. I am a Canadian citizen. I am hoping this thread can bring other medical students who are on the same boat as me to come here and discuss our plans with regards to applying to residency, either for J1 or H1B. It'd be awesome for people who...
  20. travelandteeth

    All Branch Topic (ABT) HPSP and Marriage

    I have a super specific question that I hope someone can answer. 1.) I am currently applying for the Navy HPSP and Army HPSP. 2.) I also plan to marry my current girlfriend soon who is a South Korean citizen. Question: Will marrying her at this time and petitioning for her marriage visa to the...
  21. Admiral Charly McPie

    Foreigner for veterinary Internship on Guam (who did it before?)

    Hi, I am a veterinary student in my final year at university and I got the rare chance to do an internship at a vet clinic on Guam. But I am from Germany, so I will have to obtain a so-called J-1 visa in order to ever set a foot on US-territory and start my internship. Everything is sorted out...
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    Canadian applying for US electives...do I need a visa?

    I'm a Canadian studying in Europe (4MD program) applying for US electives for January to May 2018. A lot of these application forms have a section to fill out about visas but do I need one as a Canadian to do electives in the US? Do I leave it blank and apply after I've been accepted for the...
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    Canadian studying in Europe applying for US electives....need visa?

    I'm a Canadian studying in Europe (4MD program) applying for US electives for January to May 2018. A lot of these application forms have a section to fill out about visas but do I need one as a Canadian to do electives in the US? So far I've found that the B1 is required but after you receive...
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    Free digital book for international students and foreign workers

    Hi Student Doctor community I found this digital book very useful as an international student / foreign worker medical intern. The free digital book is attached as a link and as a PDF Acrobat file. I hope you also find it useful. Sal Practical advice for entrepreneurs, migrants, foreign...
  25. Future.miss.doctor

    DO vs. MD for a Canadian interested in pathology

    Hello everyone, I have been accepted into a great DO school that I feel very comfortable at. I did not apply to any MD schools in the last application cycle. I am a Canadian student and I have always been interested in pathology. I got the impression from many people that it would be easy for...
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    Has anyone applied and obtained a green card through a corporate office?

    Just like my title says, does anyone have an experience of applying and obtaining a green card through a corporate office, such as Aspen or Heartland? I would like to know how the process went through and whether there were any hidden terms that delayed the process. TIA!
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    How Can I Contact USA Medical Collage For Higher Education?

    What is Requirement usa study visa
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    Pharmacist needed - New Grads OK, Visa Sponsorship Available

    Compounding pharmacy located in Texas looking for new pharmacist. Job training provided. New pharmacy school graduates welcome to apply. Foreign students graduating from US institutions also welcome to apply. H1B Visa sponsorship available. Those graduating Spring of 2017 also welcome to apply...
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    Asking for opinion from experienced doctors regarding the type of visa

    Hi, I am an FMG from Indonesia. I am planning to join this year's application cycle for internal medicine residency. My goal is to become a general cardiologist in the future. And I would also like to practice cardiology in the US. During my research about residency, I come across two different...
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    Matching for a non-citizen with an LCME-accreditation

    Hi everyone, I'm currently in a Canadian MD program and looking for some insight into how I can build up my CV in order to be a competitive applicant for residency. As of now, I'm a year into my program. Seeing as I will graduate with an LCME-accredited degree, I won't be considered an IMG...
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    Non-citizen with an LCME-accredited degree - need help building CV

    Hi everyone, I'm currently in a Canadian MD program and looking for some insight into how I can build up my CV in order to be a competitive applicant for residency. As of now, I'm a year into my program. Seeing as I will graduate with an LCME-accredited degree, I won't be considered an IMG...
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    J1 to H1b Swap during residency

    Could some one enlighten me if a J1 to H1b swap during residency is viable? Specifically, I'm looking at likely H1b for a radiology position as a PGY2 and J1 for my intern year. Does the two-year home country requirement apply in this case? I can't seem to find much about this anywhere. I...
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    IMG Couple match, Visa and LORS

    I know, yet another post inquiring about matching chances. It must be boring, but bear with me a bit: I have some unanswered questions. I am a Brazilian medical student starting my 6th and final year of graduation in December along with my girlfriend. Our step 1 scores are, respectively, 259...
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    Egyptian dental student

    hello, i'm an international dentist from egypt and i want to know if it is possible to get into masters programs in the US or is it highly competitive and what are the programs that has no tuition fees and allows stipend and sponser visa .. p.s i'm planning to pursue my masters in the upcoming...
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    Can Anyone Help?

    Hi Does anyone know of any british students in med school at any of the big 4 in the caribbean? Or any british students who have obtained residency in the US? Do you know of any issues they are facing or did face to get to where they are. How was finding a residency as a british citizen...
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    Army Is doing a MAVNI progarm during medical school a good idea in long term?

    I am a fourth year pre-med student currently applying to DO medical school this year. My GPA is not superb (3.65) but I did a lot of EC activities (more than 500 hours of clinical experience, > 100 hrs of shadowing, drug discovery lab research presentation at conference, disability study...
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    Post Residency Options Canadian doing US FM Residency

    Hello, First year FM resident in the US. Here on a J-1 visa. Both wife and I are from Canada and would like to move back after completing residency. Lots of Canadians in residency with me under similar circumstances and are hoping to hear from some who have gone this route. Getting a little...
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    Post Residency Options Canadian doing US FM Residency

    Hello, First year FM resident in the US. Here on a J-1 visa. Both wife and I are from Canada and would like to move back after completing residency. Lots of Canadians in residency with me under similar circumstances and are hoping to hear from some who have gone this route. Getting a...
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    J-1 waiver and fellowship

    Hi all, I am considering doing an EMS fellowship that while ACMGE-regulated would require me to work as a part-time attending. The hospital system offering this position came up with the idea that they would petition for a J-1 waiver and I would spend the first year of the waiver in the...