According to the National Residency Match Program, 6,301 international medical graduate applicants matched last year (March 2015). Which specialties matched the most international medical graduates? See the list below for the top five specialties for IMGs. Top Five Specialties (Foreign-trained physicians matched to PGY-1 positions by specialty, 2015) Internal medicine (categorical), 2,763 applicants matched Family […]Continue reading

December 29th, 2014 Read Dr. Freedman’s latest latest article about Osteopathic Medicine in a recent edition of the U.S. News & World Report Medical School Admissions Doctor. Fewer than 50 percent of medical school applicants to traditional allopathic medical schools are accepted, which leaves many applicants wondering about their other options.  These include osteopathic or off-shore […]Continue reading

Interested in doing global health electives during medical school? The Association of American Medical Colleges is launching a pilot program for final year domestic and international medical students to help facilitate the application process. The program, called Global Health Learning Opportunities (GHLO), will allow medical students to seek out, and apply for, international electives in […]Continue reading

The National Residency Matching Program (NRMP) has announced that it will officially implement an “all-in” policy starting in 2013. This means that residency programs must either put all, or none, of their residency positions in the match and can only extend prematch offers if none of their positions are put in to the match. In […]Continue reading