Other Clinical Fellowship in the US as an Australian?

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Nov 10, 2019
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Hi all! I'm currently a medical student at University of Queensland. I'm Australian, and I hope to do my residency here is Australia and practice in Australia as an attending in the future. However, to my understanding, the US is really advance in terms of their clinical knowledge and experience and I am looking ahead to possibly doing a fellowship in there. If I complete my surgical residency (fingers crossed) in Australia and is made a fellow of RACS, would I need to take the USMLE in order to get into a fellowship that allows me to scrub in and assist in surgery? Or is the process easier like in Canada where my RACS training is recognized as an equivalent so I'm exempt from the MCCQE.

Thanks in advance! :D