International Medical Schools Whose IMGs Enter U.S for Residency

2020-05-15T14:33:35-04:00

International medical graduates (IMGs) play an essential role in the US health care system and comprise about 25% of physicians in practice. All IMGs go through the US medical licensing examination and verifying of credentials to receive certification from the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) to become eligible to enter the practice in the United States. In 2020, according to the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP), of the number of U.S. citizen international medical school students and graduates (IMGs), 61% percent matched to PGY-1 positions, representing the highest match rate since 1991. Of the non-U.S. citizen IMGs, 61.1% matched to first-year positions in [...]

International Medical Schools Whose IMGs Enter U.S for Residency2020-05-15T14:33:35-04:00

Is Your Foreign Medical School Eligible for US Federal Loans?

2019-09-13T01:29:21-04:00

US citizens can go abroad for medical school and receive US federal funding. They must complete FAFSA and only selected number of medical schools abroad are eligible for federal funding. Every few years, medical schools abroad are assessed by the National Committee on Foreign Medical Education Accreditation (NCFMEA) in order to determine whether they are eligible to receive federal loans.  Only a handful of medical schools abroad are eligible for US federal loans since they require a meticulous monitoring and evaluation from NCFMEA. You can read more about the NCFMEA here. Many of these medical schools have large number of [...]

Is Your Foreign Medical School Eligible for US Federal Loans?2019-09-13T01:29:21-04:00

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