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Introduction

AS there are increasing numbers of international medical graduates (IMGs) in the USA and overseas: There are more requirements of health care personnel in the USA and so is the international medical graduate population is growing day by day. You can find enormous info useful for IMG's in this area. American Medical Graduate who receives significant support from their medical school deans' office, the IMG is left unguided with significantly less resources made available to them.


Recommendation letters

All the applicants need at least 4 recommendation letters. It is very important to get a string recommendation letter. When there is a tie between two applicants recommendation letters, can play a major role in securing a position. SO it is important to get strong recommendation than just a recommendation. The format for recommendation letters are described in the ERAS. Most of the IMG don't have a dean's letter but if you wish to have one, you can give the dean an idea how the deans letter looks like. The components of a dean's letter are: personal background information, statement regarding academic evaluations and research experience, extracurricular activities, interpersonal skills, communication skills and personality descriptions. American Recommendation letters are better valued than from native country.

You can help the writer to comment on all of these

  1. work ethic,
  2. motivation,
  3. dedication,
  4. communication skills
  5. medical knowledge

For ERAS supported frequently asked questions on Recommendation letters

http://www.aamc.org/students/eras/support/docfaq.htm#recommendation

For ERAS supported frequently asked questions on deans letter

http://www.aamc.org/students/eras/support/docfaq.htm#deansletter

Curriculum vitae

CV is the fastest way of getting an overall impression about your application. It can build or break your impression. First impression is always the best impression. But ERAS generates a CV for you based on the information provided for application. There is no need to make a CV. There is no provision to create and submit a CV in ERAS. But if you are interested in creating curriculum vitae here are some of the suggestions that help you make an excellent CV.

Name

Address,

Telephone and other contact numbers (fax, e-mail).

Age,

Marital status

Educational Background

In the Chronological order of all the degrees obtained. Include
  1. name of the degree
  2. dates you attained
  3. organization
  4. grades if any
  5. brief description of your performance or degree especially the highlights
Employment Experience

List all the related employment in order of importance. You can also mention a little about your other unrelated employments like experience in computer basics like Microsoft excel biostatistics etc…

Start with your current employment

The details should include

  1. Dates of your employment
  2. Your job title
  3. Your employer's name and address
  4. Duties, successes and achievements, research interests, committee assignments
Stress more on your successes that your employer would be interested

Honors and Awards

Mention also about your leadership qualities like you were the class representative or anything similar to that.

Publications

Research

Community service

Hobbies


Visa Issues

Visa is the main concern of all the img's. Visa decides which programs would be applied by the IMG. It is also wise to choose the programs based on the visa sponsorship. It could save money, time and your future plans to practice medicine. Types of visas to practice IMG ‘s can obtain to join residency are

  1. J1 Visa
  2. H1B Visa
For detailed current visa information please click here

http://www.travel.state.gov/visa_services.html

People on H1 visa are eligible to get green card but on j1 visa they are not.

Best lawyers involved in handling visa problems of international medical graduates . Please remember to give our website name to avail discount of 100$

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H1 sponsoring programs

Why should you purchase the list of programs ?

Securing good scores alone are not sufficient to get into a H1 Visa sponsoring institute. To get into Residency we spend around $3100 for the exams (USMLE step 1, 2 3 & the CSA) and another $2000 for application and interviews. So I think it is very intellectual to spend another 20 $ for the best list of programs. I could have provided general information like whether or not a program looks into US clinical experience, Year of graduation, Minimum score requirements, research experience regarding thousand programs. But the main criteria we International medical graduates look at is whether or not a program sponsors H1 visa. Accept it or not it is the least negotiable criteria among other features a program offers. You might convince a program regarding their requirement for US clinical experience, USMLE score requirements, years of clinical discontinuity, ECFMG certification and much more. But bargaining a program to offer a H1 visa remains the most difficult task. I have compiled this list of exclusively H1 visa sponsoring/accepting/supporting programs in different specialties by calling hundreds and e-mailing thousands of programs. I am making it easy for you as u save time, energy and money by purchasing the list. Please do not donate this information to others as it would affect both you and me. If you are giving this list to other people you are in fact giving your residency position to someone else. It could turn out being a painful sacrifice. It would affect me in a similar way as I am gathering this money for another good reason. Well I wish you would make the best of it.

Good luck in your search for residency

Note :  This list doesnot contain general requirements of individual programs like USMLE score limits, US clinical experience, Research experience, Year of graduation and other miscellaneous requirements, but contains exclusively the information about whether or not a program accepts or sponsor H1 visa.

List of programs

Medicine (115 programs) $10.99
Pediatrics (35 programs) $10.99
Medicine pediatrics (25 programs) $10.99
Surgery (35 programs) $10.99
Family Practice (45 programs) $10.99
Obstetrics and Gynecology (30 programs) $10.99
Psychiatry (30 programs) $10.99
Neurology (20 programs) $10.99
Anesthesia (18 programs) $10.99
Emergency Medicine (20 programs) $10.99


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Green card and Citizen preferring programs

These are exclusively green card preferring program. That means they are not willing to sponsor any visas but are willing to accept IMG's into their programs.

List of programs

Medicine (115 programs) $10.99
Pediatrics (35 programs) $10.99
Medicine pediatrics (25 programs) $10.99
Surgery (35 programs) $10.99
Family Practice (45 programs) $10.99
Obstetrics and Gynecology (30 programs) $10.99
Psychiatry (30 programs) $10.99
Neurology (20 programs) $10.99
Anesthesia (18 programs) $10.99
Emergency Medicine (20 programs) $10.99


The list will be e-mailed to you in 24 hrs. Any questions please e-mail to

support@usmletest.com

Please read and accept the Terms and conditions before purchasing.


Useful links for IMG

ECFMG-ERAS NEWS

ECFMG-ERAS NEWS is a free e-mail news service designed to provide ERAS applicants with important, updated information as it becomes available. To subscribe, enter your e-mail address and click "Join the list" below.
http://www.ecfmg.org/eras/erasnews.html

International medical graduates can use this link to go find out every small doubt about application
www.ecfmg.org/eras/index.html

Information for Canadian medical graduates is available on the www.carms.ca/main.htm

Any Questions regarding Residency and application process

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