Resources for Medical School, Residency, and Fellowship Applicants
Undergraduates and Medical Schools Applicants
AAMC, Association of American Medical Colleges, (http://www.aamc.org/) is a non-profit organization based in Washington, DC and established in 1876. Involved in the accreditation of hospitals and teaching hospitals in Canada and the United States. Also administers the MCAT and operates AMCAS and ERAS.
AAMC Applicant data: (http://www.aamc.org/data/facts/)
AMCAS, American Medical College Application Service (http://www.aamc.org/students/amcas/start.htm) is a common medical school application service run by the AAMC. Prospective medical students use this service to apply to various medical schools in the United States and Canada.
MCAT, Medical College Admission Test (http://www.aamc.org/students/mcat/start.htm) is a standardized, multiple-choice examination designed to assess the examinee’s problem solving, critical thinking, writing skills, and knowledge of science concepts and principles prerequisite to the study of medicine.
AACOM, American Association of College of Osteopathic Medicine (http://www.aacom.org/about/Pages/default.aspx), is an organization guided by its Board of Deans and various other member councils and committees that is actively involved in all areas of osteopathic medical education.
AACOMAS, The American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine Application Service, (http://www.aacom.org/InfoFor/applicants/Pages/Instructions.aspx)
TMDSAS, (http://www.utsystem.edu/tmdsas/), Texas Medical and Dental Schools Application Service
Medical Students and Residency Applicants
ERAS (http://www.aamc.org/students/eras/): Electronic Residency Application Service
A listing of all graduate medical education programs.
NRMP (http://www.nrmp.org/) National Residency Matching Program
USMLE (http://www.usmle.org/) United States Medical Licensing Exams
ECFMG (http://www.ecfmg.org/) Educational Commission For Foreign Medical Graduates
Canadian Resident Matching Service (CaRMS) (http://www.carms.ca/) Canadian Residency Matching Service
San Francisco Match (http://www.sfmatch.org/)
ERAS Fellowship Applicant Site (http://www.aamc.org/students/erasfellow/start.htm)
International Medical Students/Graduates
Certification Verification Service (CVS): (http://www.ecfmg.org/cvs/index.html)
Exchange Visitor Sponsorship Program (EVSP):(http://www.ecfmg.org/evsp/index.html)
ECFMG Acculturation Program:(http://www.ecfmg.org/acculturation/index.html)