Strategy, Stamina and Truth: The Path to a Residency

There are many motivating factors that influence one to enter medical school, and some of them are better than others. Your passion for medicine is...

Preparing for Residency after The Match

Once The Match is over and you have found your residency program, there are only a few months before you start your life as a...

Rural Health Opens Opportunities for Foreign Medical Graduates

According to the Association of American Medical Colleges, the U.S. will face a doctor shortage of around 100,000 by the year 2030 if something is...

FMG Portal: Assisting FMGs to become U.S. Medical Residents

Becoming a physician in the United States as a Foreign Medical Graduate (FMG) requires some hands-on medical experience within the states. That is why FMG...

2018 Trends for non-U.S. IMGs in the Match

When you are ranking programs for the Match, it is best to go with your heart. That is, try to join a specialty that you...

Writing an Excellent CV as a Foreign Medical Graduate

When you are looking for a residency program as a Foreign Medical Graduate, there are many items that must be covered. Visas, letters of recommendation...

Health Security and the Foreign Medical Graduate:

Foreign Medical Graduates (FMGs) face skepticism from Americans and healthcare professionals, but that is changing quickly. While many FMGs come to the United States to...

January Agenda: Rank Order List

As 2019 approaches, it is time to consider which residency programs you’d like to attend, and this decision is integral to successful placement in the...

Journeys in Medicine makes FMGs feel connected.

It is easy a foreign medical graduate (FMG) to feel isolated and even discriminated against, especially during the Match. The Educational Commission for Foreign Medical...

American International Integrated Observership Programs

It is a difficult road for any international medical graduate (IMG) trying to practice medicine in a country different from the one where they graduated...

Difficult Residency Interview Questions

The purpose of residency interviews during the Match is to pair a medical graduate with an environment that will enhance learning and develop the skills...

ECFMG: The Starting Point for Residency Applications

In order for a foreign medical graduate (FMG), they must be certified by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG). This certification assures residency...