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ECFMG On-line Services Unavailable June 24-26

Due to scheduled maintenance, ECFMG’s on-line services are expected to be unavailable beginning at approximately 7:00 p.m. on Friday, June 24, 2022. Services are expected to be restored by 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 26, 2022. All times are calculated using Eastern Time in the United States. During this maintenance period, you will be unable … Read More

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

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 and FAIMER Boards Elect New Trustees

The Boards of Trustees of the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG®) and the Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER®), both members of Intealth, elected four new trustees at their final meeting of the year on December 2-3. The new trustees will serve an initial four-year term with an option … Read More

Deadline Reminder: Application for Pathways for ECFMG Certification for 2022 Match

Applicants participating in the National Resident Matching Program® (NRMP®) 2022 Main Residency Match® (The Match®) must meet the following requirements by the NRMP Rank Order List Certification deadline on March 2, 2022, in order for ECFMG to verify to the NRMP that they have met the examination requirements for ECFMG Certification: Have passing results on … Read More

Deadline Reminder: Application for Pathways for ECFMG Certification for 2022 Match

Applicants participating in the National Resident Matching Program® (NRMP®) 2022 Main Residency Match® (The Match®) must meet the following requirements by the NRMP Rank Order List Certification deadline on March 2, 2022, in order for ECFMG to verify to the NRMP that they have met the examination requirements for ECFMG Certification: Have passing results on … Read More

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