Application Procedure for Foreign Medical Graduates
How to Submit Your Application
Any graduate of a foreign medical school, including an American citizen whose medical degree is from a college outside the United States or Canada, is considered a foreign medical graduate. These graduates are required to do postgraduate medical training in a United States training program before they can become either Board certified or licensed physicians in this country.
All applicants, including those from foreign countries, are required to apply only through the Electronic Residency Application System.
One full year (twelve months) of experience in the United States
Must have graduated from medical school within the past two
Must score higher than 250 on Step 1 of the USMLE
Applicants who do not meet this criteria will not be considered.
Foreign medical graduates may be required to provide other materials in support of their applications in addition to the materials for graduates of American or Canadian medical schools.