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residencies for Canadians in US medschools

Discussion in 'Clinical Rotations' started by futuredo, Jul 15, 2000.

  1. futuredo

    futuredo Junior Member 10+ Year Member

    Nov 13, 1999
    As a canadian in a US medschool (on a student visa), is it difficult to obtain a visa for residency in the US?
    Is a student at a disadvantage during the match due to their international status (if they attended a US medical school)?
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  3. val999

    val999 Junior Member

    Sep 1, 1999
    Detroit, MI, USA
    Just as difficult to get a visa as for any canadian. You'll need H1-B. But since you're in a US school you should be more attractive to many programs and some will be willing to sponsor you, unless you're applying to derm or ophtho or something

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