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How to Find an Appropriately Accredited Medical School in the Caribbean

Many Caribbean/offshore medical schools falsely advertise that they are “recognized by the Medical Board of California, ECFMG, IMEDs or FAIMER”, but essentially that has little meaning. Some Caribbean medical schools state that say they are accredited by: Medical Board of California FAIMER ECFMG NCFMEA These kind of statements are a red flag because they are

The Looming 2023 deadline: Why 1st year international medical students may not be able to practice in USA

In 2013, the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) declared that effective in 2023, physicians applying for ECFMG Certification will be required to graduate from a medical school that has been appropriately accredited. In order to do this, accreditation agencies must go through a formal process of recognition of their medical curriculum that uses