To get an ECFMG certification, is it necessary to pass all 3 steps of USMLE within a window of seven years?

My answer to To get an ECFMG certification, is it necessary to pass all 3 steps of USMLE within a window of seven y… Answer by Sia Kumar: Thanks for A2A. Yes, USMLE Step 1, 2CK and 2 CS needs to be cleared within 7 years to be ECFMG certified. This does not include Step 3 which can be attempted only post ECFMG certification. To … Continue reading To get an ECFMG certification, is it necessary to pass all 3 steps of USMLE within a window of seven years?

1-on-1 Skype USMLE consulting

Hello All USMLE aspirants, Firstly I would like to thank all the readers for sending appreciation emails. It is encouraging to keep writing posts. I have started 1-on-1 USMLE Skype  consults for any USMLE related queries/doubts in relation to decision ,process or preparation tips. I had not made a formal post for this service. The Skype consult would be for 1 hour where the student … Continue reading 1-on-1 Skype USMLE consulting

Do internal medicine residency programs in the US require US clinical experience by an IMG?

My answer to Do internal medicine residency programs in the US require US clinical experience by an IMG? Answer by Sia Kumar: Thank you for A2A. They do require it more times than not. Much more needed to fetch you residency interviews than in matching. If you can put yourself in the shoes of the person sending out residency interview invites. You have two candidates- … Continue reading Do internal medicine residency programs in the US require US clinical experience by an IMG?