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Discussion in 'Internal Medicine and IM Subspecialties' started by imgdoc, May 28, 2008.

  1. imgdoc

    imgdoc 5+ Year Member

    May 28, 2008

    I know not many IMGs post here but i was hoping you guys could help me out.

    I am Fresh Grad

    Step1:244 Step2: 252

    Observership: 6 weeks

    I am also scheduled for

    Research at Mayo for 1 month starting july

    Research at MGH for 8 to 10 weeks.

    I would like to know if i was good enough for competitive programs? i was looking at places like UAB, Emory, Mayo..... Do they take in imgs? what kind of IMGs do they consider?

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  3. muscles

    muscles student of the month 2+ Year Member

    Feb 2, 2008
    I am not an IMG, US trained, but when I was interviewing, I did notice that there were IMG's at emory and UAB. I believe there were some up at Mayo as well.
  4. imgdoc

    imgdoc 5+ Year Member

    May 28, 2008
    Thanks muscles... I appreciate your help...

    What I was also looking for is what kind of international applicants match into these programs?? What are their credentials??
  5. ocean11

    ocean11 Senior Member 7+ Year Member

    Jun 23, 2002
    I have seen IMG's at some top programs... your USMLE scores will definetly help you and so will your research... another big factor is your actual school. PD's may view diff foreign schools differently.... for example carrib grads that come from the bigger name schools have an easier time than those who come from schools that have recently been accredited by WHO.

    Regardless, give it a shot! and good luck... I saw plenty of IMG's on the interview trail and at some of the best places (including BID, MGH, Cornell etc.... )

    GOOD LUCK :)
  6. imgdoc

    imgdoc 5+ Year Member

    May 28, 2008
    Thanks ocean11.....

    Anyone else from one of these programs??

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