Almost immediately after the USMLE Program permanently discontinued the Step 2 CS exam, ECFMG announced that it would develop modifications to the five (5) alternative pathways it developed to permit […]Read More
In response to today’s announcement that the USMLE Step 2 CS examination will be permanently discontinued, ECFMG has announced that it will offer expanded pathways to temporary ECFMG certification for […]Read More
Posted January 26th, 2021 by Dennis Abramson.
In what amounts to a fundamental change in the way doctors qualify to practice medicine in the United States, the National Board of Medical Examiners and Federation of State Medical […]Read More
All International Medical Graduates (IMGs) are required to obtain ECFMG certification before they may begin training at any accredited United States graduate medical education residency training program. In addition, with […]Read More
The cancellation of the Step 2 CS Examination by the USMLE Program has had a profound impact on the medical licensure landscape, not only in the United States, but across […]Read More
Per its October 12, 2020 newsletter, ECFMG has expanded the eligibility requirements for certain pathways used to meet the Requirements for ECFMG Certification for 2021 Match, and additional international medical […]Read More
Posted September 1st, 2020 by Dennis Abramson.
Per our website at this link, we write “What is at stake when a medical student, medical school graduate or medical professional receives a letter informing them that they are […]Read More
Despite social media’s benefit to individuals seeking mentors, study partners, or even just emotional support, social media is one of the primary platforms from which allegations of irregular behavior arise. […]Read More
The United States has, for decades, relied on IMGs to fill gaps in the physician workforce. A comprehensive study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association studying the […]Read More
ECFMG has recently launched a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page that answers common questions regarding ECFMG Certification for IMGs who have not passed the USMLE Step 2 CS Examination. The […]Read More