Statement of Values, Mission, and Purposes


The values of ECFMG are expressed in its vision statement:

“Improving world health through excellence in medical education in the context of ECFMG’s core values of collaboration, professionalism and accountability.”


The charge of ECFMG is expressed in its mission statement:

“The ECFMG promotes quality health care for the public by certifying international medical graduates for entry into U.S. graduate medical education, and by participating in the evaluation and certification of other physicians and health care professionals nationally and internationally. In conjunction with its Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER), and other partners, it actively seeks opportunities to promote medical education through programmatic and research activities.”


The purposes (goals) that actuate and accomplish ECFMG’s mission are to:

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