Other US fellowship eligibility for IMG with residency completed outside the US in a non-ACGME certified program?

Jun 5, 2018
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Hello,

If an IMG has completed their residency outside the US, in a non-ACGME accredited program; are they still eligible to apply for a US fellowship?
If yes, what are their chances of getting licensed for working in the US as physicians?

Thank you
 
Sep 24, 2019
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Yes u can apply for ACGME accredited fellowship. Depending on how competitive the specialty is , you can get a spot. After this you won’t be board eligible but you will be able to
Practice in some states with 2 year of accredit training. So better have a 2 or more year fellowships.
 

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Yes u can apply for ACGME accredited fellowship. Depending on how competitive the specialty is , you can get a spot. After this you won’t be board eligible but you will be able to
Practice in some states with 2 year of accredit training. So better have a 2 or more year fellowships.
How is that? Since 2015 (I think, could be off on the date), ACGME fellowships require completion of an ACGME residency ...at least IM based ones