Department of Critical Care Medicine Foreign Medical School Graduates

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Special Application Requirements

  • ECFMG Certificate must be submitted during the ERAS application process.
  • You must pass USMLE Steps 1 and 2 (both Clinical Knowledge and Clinical Skills). USMLE Step 3 is optional.

Visa Matters

  • Typically fellows are accepted on a J-1 visa.
  • Fellows currently in the country on an H-1B visa may be able to have their visa renewed through the hospital.
  • USMLE Step 3 and MA license are not required for J-1 to be approved by ECFMG, however, the MA license is required to begin employment in our Division.
  • Foreign Medical Graduates (including Canadians) are required to have passed all 3 steps of the USMLE and have received the Massachusetts Medical License in order to apply for the H-1B visa.

Useful Links for Foreign Medical School Graduates

United States Medical Licensing Examination
Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates
Commonwealth Board of Registration in Medicine

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