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Application for Pathways for ECFMG Certification for 2023 Match Now Open

The on-line Application for Pathways for ECFMG Certification for 2023 Match is now open. If you are an international medical graduate (IMG) who needs to meet the clinical and communication skills requirements for ECFMG® Certification and you intend to participate in the 2023 National Resident Matching Program® (NRMP®) Main Residency Match® (The Match®) you must apply to a … Read More

Statement on Providing Services to Applicants in Russia

Intealth and its members, ECFMG and FAIMER, are monitoring closely the events in Ukraine. As an organization that serves global clienteles, we have an acute awareness of the impacts that this situation is having on ALL medical school students and graduates as they pursue their medical education and training. As an organization concerned with health … Read More

Detailed Information Available on 2023 Pathways; Updated Passing Requirement for OET Medicine

Detailed information on the Pathways for ECFMG® Certification for the 2023 Match is now available on the ECFMG website. The 2023 Pathways are for international medical graduates (IMGs) who need to meet the clinical and communication skills requirements for ECFMG Certification and who plan to participate in the 2023 National Resident Matching Program® (NRMP®) Main Residency Match® (The … Read More

Match Shows International Medical Graduates Are Resilient and Competitive in Pursuit of U.S. Graduate Medical Education

Facing pandemic-related challenges for a second year, international medical graduates (IMGs) remain resilient and competitive in pursuing graduate medical education (GME) in the United States, according to the results of the 2022 Main Residency Match® announced Friday by the National Resident Matching Program® (NRMP®). A total of 7,670 IMGs obtained first-year residency positions in accredited … Read More

Update on Pathways: Important Information for 2021 and 2022 Applicants; Using the Pathways for the 2023 Match

International medical graduates (IMGs) can use Pathways to meet certain requirements for ECFMG Certification and to participate in the National Resident Matching Program® (NRMP®) Main Residency Match® (The Match®). The Pathways evaluate IMGs’ clinical and communication skills—skills that are critically important to participate in U.S. graduate medical education (GME) and to provide supervised patient care. In order … Read More

Study Links Performance on USMLE Exams to Medical School Accreditation Status

There is a link between medical student performance on the United States Medical Licensing Examination® (USMLE®) and the accreditation status of the medical schools those students attend, according to a recent study by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG®) and the Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER®). The study … Read More

Fee Increases for 2022

Effective January 1, 2022, fees for the following ECFMG applications/service requests will increase: The fee for Application for ECFMG Certification will be $160. The examination fees for United States Medical Licensing Examination® (USMLE®) Step 1 and Step 2 Clinical Knowledge (CK) will be $985 for each exam registration. The fee for an extension of eligibility … Read More

ECFMG’s 2022 Information Booklet on ECFMG Certification and Application Materials Now Available

ECFMG’s 2022 Information Booklet on ECFMG Certification and the 2022 exam application materials 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 reading for applicants. To be eligible for ECFMG Certification, IMGs must satisfy a number of requirements, … Read More

OET@Home Available in August on Limited Basis

OET@Home, a version of the Occupational English Test (OET) Medicine that can be taken at home through remote proctoring, is available to certain Pathways applicants for test dates in August. OET@Home is available only to applicants who do not have a physical test venue (for paper-based or computer-based testing) in their country. Applicants with a test … Read More

Update: MyECFMG Mobile App

ECFMG®|FAIMER® is no longer updating the MyECFMG mobile app, and it is no longer available for download in the App Store and for many individuals in Google Play. If you already have the MyECFMG mobile app, it may not function as intended with your mobile device or platform. If it is functioning for you, you … Read More

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