ECFMG defines an international medical graduate (IMG) as a physician who received his/her basic medical degree or qualification from a medical school located outside the United States and Canada. The location of the medical school, not the citizenship of the physician, determines whether the graduate is an IMG.
Why should IMGs take this course?
This course will help you:
Create an achievable timeline towards a successful match
Offer insight on how to optimize resources to study and ace the USMLE
Gather practical knowledge from previous IMG's on techniques that work towards you matching into the program of your choice
Teach you how to write the perfect personal statement
Delineate what programs really want from IMGs
Teach you how to create your rank order list
Build your confidence so you can make a lasting impression when you interview and thus seamlessly mesh US system
Create a definitive action plan to map out your success story as an IMG
Teach you how to network as an IMG
Expose you to the success stories of other IMG's like yourself