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Intealth™ Selects Ronald R. Blanck, DO, MACP, as Interim FAIMER® President

Leadership for a Pivotal Time of Strategic Growth and Development Intealth, the trusted global authority on health care education, has selected Lieutenant General Ronald R. Blanck, DO, MACP (U.S. Army, retired), as Interim President of FAIMER, a member of Intealth. Dr. Blanck assumed leadership of FAIMER in late 2022, at a pivotal time of strategic … Read More

Deadline Reminder: Application for Pathways for ECFMG Certification for 2023 Match

International medical students and graduates participating in the National Resident Matching Program® (NRMP®) 2023 Main Residency Match® (The Match®) must meet the following requirements by the NRMP Rank Order List Certification deadline on March 1, 2023, in order for ECFMG to verify to the NRMP that they have met the examination requirements for ECFMG Certification: Have passing … Read More

Intealth™ CEO William W. Pinsky, MD, Announces Retirement Date

Strategic Transformation Marks Tenure Intealth announced today that Chief Executive Officer William W. Pinsky, MD, will retire at the end of 2023. At that time, Dr. Pinsky also will retire as the President of ECFMG®, a member of Intealth, and the Board Chair of FAIMER®, a member of Intealth. Dr. Pinsky’s retirement will follow more … Read More

ECFMG On-line Services Unavailable January 20-22

Due to scheduled maintenance, ECFMG’s on-line services are expected to be unavailable beginning at approximately 7:00 p.m. on Friday, January 20, 2023. Services are expected to be restored by 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 22, 2023. All times are calculated using Eastern Time in the United States. During this maintenance period, you will be unable … Read More

Fee Increases Effective January 1, 2023

Effective January 1, 2023, fees for the following ECFMG applications/service requests will increase: The examination fees for United States Medical Licensing Examination® (USMLE®) Step 1 and Step 2 Clinical Knowledge (CK) will be $1,000 for each exam registration. The USMLE Step 1 International Test Delivery Surcharge will be $195. The USMLE Step 2 CK International Test … Read More

Initial Implementation of Medical School Accreditation Initiative Begins in 2024

Intealth™ Will Report Recognized Accreditation Status of Medical Schools Intealth today announced plans for the initial implementation of its global medical school accreditation initiative, the Recognized Accreditation Policy. Beginning in 2024, Intealth will report when a medical school has satisfied the requirements of the Policy, achieving “recognized accreditation” status. Medical school accreditation is vitally important … Read More

ECFMG’s 2023 Information Booklet on ECFMG Certification and Application Materials Available Now

ECFMG’s 2023 Information Booklet on ECFMG Certification and the 2023 application materials for United States Medical Licensing Examination® (USMLE®) Step 1 and Step 2 Clinical Knowledge (CK) for international medical students/graduates (IMGs) are now available on the ECFMG website. The ECFMG Information Booklet is the definitive source of information on ECFMG Certification and is required … Read More

Storytellers: Becoming the First Neurointensivist in My Country

By Dr. Toufic Chaaban It was 2:00 AM at Beirut-Rafic Hariri International Airport, moments before a long trip to the United States. I was drinking coffee and trying desperately to distract myself. At the time, I was 30 years old, recently engaged, and a fresh graduate in pulmonary and critical care. I was on my … Read More

ECFMG’s IWA Unavailable September 13-14

Due to required maintenance, ECFMG’s Interactive Web Applications (IWA) will be unavailable for up to 24 hours, beginning at approximately 6:00 p.m., Eastern Time in the United States, on September 13, 2022. During this maintenance period, you will be unable to perform any IWA transactions, including working on or submitting an Application for ECFMG Certification … Read More

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