Important Information for International Medical Students and Graduates (IMGs) in Nepal Affected by Earthquake

ECFMG is following events related to the major earthquake that occurred recently in Nepal. We extend our sympathies to all affected by this tragedy. We are also aware of the potential disruptions this situation may cause for IMGs in using ECFMG’s programs and services. These disruptions include, but are not limited to, the inability to schedule and take examinations, and to locate important documents.

If you are an IMG in an area of Nepal affected by the earthquake, we stand ready to assist you in overcoming such disruptions. Contact ECFMG:

  • by e-mail at Please include your full name and USMLE ID Number, if one has been assigned. Be sure to include the ECFMG service with which we can assist you and instructions on how to contact you.
  • by telephone at (215) 386-5900. Telephone assistance is available 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Eastern Time in the United States, Monday through Friday.

Additional information will be posted to the ECFMG website as it becomes available.