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Family Medicine: Graduation 5 or more years ago No Minimum USMLE Scores or <=80 Multiple Attempts on USMLEs Both H1 & J1 Either H1 or J1 IMG Friendly Green Card/Citizens Only Non-recent Grad and Passing USMLE Scores

Item#FP-5: Family Practice Residency Programs that "do NOT sponsor any visa". Only US citizens and green card holders are normally considered, quite useful to decide where to apply (Green Card Holder, Citizen) and where NOT to apply (H1, J1).

Total # of programs: 115

States: AK, AL, AZ, AR, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, LA, MD, MI, MO, MS, MT, NE, NH, NJ, NY, NC, ND, NV, OH, PA, RI, SC, SD, TX, VA, WV, WI, WY

Price: $84.99 (All Family Medicine lists have been updated for 2011 match.)

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Item # FP-5: Family Practice Residency Programs that do NOT sponsor any visa.

FREIDA Code, Program,  Type H1 or J1 visa sponsored? USMLE Step 1 Scores USMLE Step 2 Scores First Attempt on USMLEs? Residents IMGs_10 %IMGs_10 PGY1 IMGs_10 US IMGs_10 US Clinical Experience Graduation Unfilled in 2007 match? Unfilled in 2006 match? Unfilled in 2005 match? Comments Deadline, City, State, Phone, Email, Web
* None sponsored 75=Passing USMLE scores (also referred to as no minimum USMLE scores) 75=Passing USMLE scores (also referred to as no minimum USMLE scores) Preferred or Required 15 999 999%
 

 
Required, Duration not specified 5 Years No No No Very IMG friendly (last year more than 25% IMGs); failures on USMLEs may disqualify from interview consideration *
* None sponsored 75 75   18 5 999%
 

 
Preferred, Not required 3 Years No No No %IMGs vary; last 2-3 years 40-50% *
* None sponsored 75 75   21 17 999%
 

 
Required, Duration not specified 5 Years No No No 2 attempts allowed on each USMLE Step; Required USMLE scores used to be 80 (3 digits:195); For 2007-2008: at least 3 US-IMGs in PGY-2; ECFMG certificate required for consideration *
* None sponsored 75 75   21 999 999%
 

 
12 months 7 Years No Yes No 3 attempts for USMLE steps 1 and Step 2; IMG friendly residency program (approximately 50% IMGs); at least 1 US IMG for intern year in 2006-2007 *
* None sponsored 75 75   18 17 999%
 

 
Preferred, Not required None No No Yes %IMGs: last year 94%, and 83% before that; ECFMG certificate a MUST for consideration of the application; If graduation > 5 years --> 1 years ACGME experience needed *
* None sponsored 75 75   18 999 999%
 

 
Preferred, Not required 5 Years No No Yes 80+ preferred; visas may be sponsored for excellent candidates; Very IMG friendly residency program (approximately 90-100% IMGs) *
* None sponsored 75 75   12 999 999%
 

 
None/No Mention 4 Years No No No Very IMG friendly Family Medicine residency program; clinical experience in home country is also ok; ECFMG certificate required for interview consideration *
* None sponsored 75 75   18 999 999%
 

 
Preferred, Not required 5 Years No No No At least 28% IMGs (2007-2008: 3 IMGs in PGY-1, of which 2 are US-IMGs); IMGs must have a valid ECFMG certificate to obtain an interview; 5 yrs requirement due to IL licensing; so, 160 hrs of Category 1 Continuing Medical Education (CME) could help. *
* None sponsored 75 75   12 7 83% 5 6 None/No Mention 3 Years Yes Yes Yes If more than 3 years, preferred if in medicine since graduation and kept up-to-date with the current knowledge; 2007-2008: 3 IMGs (all US-IMGs) out of 5 for PGY-1; *
* None sponsored 75 80   21 13 81% 6 12 Preferred, Not required 2 Years Yes Yes Yes 2 Letters of Recommendation from US physician are suggested; seems to prefer Caribbean Medical School graduates *
* None sponsored 75 75   18 999 70%
 

 
12 months 5 Years No No No In all 5 attempts allowed; Approximately 70-80% IMGs; must be ECFMG certified by January 2008; USCE: research does NOT qualify; USMLE Steps 1 & 2 in last 6 years; Graduation year cutoff: 2003 *
* None sponsored 75 75   18 999 70%
 

 
Required, Duration not specified 4 Years No Yes No USMLE results required (Step 1, Step 2 - both CK, CS) for consideration; used to require scores of 82 *
* None sponsored 75 75 Preferred or Required 24 18 67%
 

 
None/No Mention 5 Years No No No 2 attempts on USMLEs allowed; PGY III: 3 IMGs; ECFMG certificate required at the time of interview *
* None sponsored 75 75   18
 
61%
 

 
6 months 5 Years Yes No Yes Should have passed USMLE Steps 1 & 2 before applying; "hands-on" US Clinical Experience and 3 current letters of recommendation from US physicians *
* None sponsored 75 75   18 999 50%
 

 
12 months ACGME None No No Yes Multiple (up to 3) attempts on USMLEs allowed; 1 Year ACGME residency training not required of US IMGs; ECFMG certificate issued within last 4 yrs; mostly US-IMGs from Caribbean Medical Schools *
* None sponsored 75 75   15 999 50%
 

 
None/No Mention 2 Years No Yes Yes 2 attempts allowed on each USMLE step1 and Step 2; If graduation > 2 yrs, 6 months of direct patient care experience or clinical rotation required (US/Canada) within last 2 years; 3 US/Canadian LORs required *
* None sponsored 75 75 Preferred or Required 15 6 47% 2 4 Required, Duration not specified 3 Years No Yes Yes 2 LORs within last 6 months; ECFMG certificate required for interview consideration *
* None sponsored 75 75 Preferred or Required 30 6 43%
 

 
Required, Duration not specified 3 Years Yes Yes Yes ECFMG certificate is needed before the residency application can be considered; first attempt preferred; USCE: 6-8 months; Program says 43% IMGs *
* None sponsored 75 75   24
 
38%
 

 
6 months No info Yes Yes Yes Program says just 13 residents in all (and not 24); Clinical experience in the US in past 2 years; Must have been in primary healthcare in last 5 yrs; 2 attempts on each step; *
* None sponsored 75 75   18 11 33%
 
6 Required, Duration not specified 5 Years No Yes Yes Up to 3 attempts allowed on each Step of USMLE, but overall cap at 5 attempts; Mainly US-IMGs from Caribbean Medical Schools; TOEFL; Could have more IMGs as PGY 1 IMG info is not available *
* None sponsored 75 75   27 4 30%
 

 
Preferred, Not required 2 Years Yes Yes No if graduated more than 2 years ago, clinical experience in ACGME approved hospital in the U.S. or Canada; last year: 14% IMGs and a year before that 8% IMGs; *
* None sponsored 75 75   18 7 28% 3 0 12 months None Yes No No All applications reviewed. *
* None sponsored 75 75   18 3 28% 2 1 Required, Duration not specified 5 Years No No No ECFMG certificate required for application consideration *
* None sponsored 75 75   36 7 25% 6 4 6 months 5 Years Yes No No 4 months US Clinical experience and LORs from that; if good candidate, visa could be negotiated; Must be ECFMG certificate eligible including CSA/Step 2 CS *
* None sponsored 75 75   21 6 24% 2 5 12 months ACGME 5 Years Yes Yes Yes Seems to have mostly US-IMGs every year; *
* None sponsored 75 75   18 2 18% 1 0 12 months None No Yes Yes You must pass all three USMLE levels; many D.O.s (65%) > *
* None sponsored 75 75   18 4 17% 1 3 1 month 5 Years Yes Yes No Normally has US-IMGs from Caribbean Medical Schools; 1 attempt on USMLE Step 1 allowed, however pass USMLE Step 2 on the first attempt; 1 month of formal rotation (externships or observership do not qualify) *
* None sponsored 75 75   24 1 13% 2 1 6 months 5 Years No Yes No 4 months US Clinical experience and LORs from that; PGY-1 2007-08: 2 IMGs (both US); Dean's letter required; ECFMG certificate required (does not say whether at the time of application) *
* None sponsored 75 75   24 1 13% 1
 
None/No Mention None Yes No Yes ECFMG certificate required (does not specify whether) at the time of residency application *
* None sponsored 75 75   42 8 12%
 

 
6 months 5 Years No No No ECFMG cert reqd; Preferred: Step I: 79 or higher with Step II higher than Step I. Externship/research counts for exp. (observership not counted) ; One LOR from Board Certified in Family Physician required; *
* None sponsored 75 75   18 4 11% 0 1 12 months ACGME 5 Years No No No LORs must be written within the past 1 1/2 year; email2: *; IMGs have preliminary or transitional year experience *
* None sponsored 75 75   15 5 8% 0 1 12 months ACGME 2 Years Yes No Yes Requires a 4-year undergraduate degree; more than 60% D.O.s (Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine); *
* None sponsored 75 75   18 4 6% 0 1 Required, Duration not specified 5 Years No No No US clinical experience in a hospital in preceding 12 months; *
* None sponsored 75 75   18 5 6%
 

 
Preferred, Not required 3 Years No Yes Yes PGY-1 IMG info is not available *
* None sponsored 75 75   27 3 4% 0 1 Preferred, Not required 5 Years No Yes Yes Attempts allowed; Current seniors/graduates within last 3-5 yrs preferred; Explanations of medical employment needed though.; *
* None sponsored 75 75   36 3 3% 0 1 Required, Duration not specified 3 Years No No No Clinical rotation in the USA ok for experience and hence IMGs tend to be Caribbean Medical School Graduates *
* None sponsored 75 75   18 1 0% 0 0 Required, Duration not specified 6 Years No No Yes Whole application reviewed; as such not an IMG friendly residency program *
* None sponsored 75 75   21 0 0% 0 0 None/No Mention 5 Years No No No No IMGs fro past 2 years; 2 attempts on USMLEs allowed; If graduation > 5 years --> 2 years of formal & documented US clinical experience required *
* None sponsored 75 75   21 1 0% 0 0 12 months 5 Years Yes No No Normally not an IMG friendly program (0-5% IMGs on any given year) *
* None sponsored 75 75   24 999
 
999% 999 Preferred, Not required 5 Years Yes Yes Yes 1 fail allowed; CSA/Step 2 CS in 2 attempts; IMG friendly Family Medicine Residency program (a "large" number of residents are IMGs); *
* None sponsored 75 75   21
 

 

 

 
12 months 3 Years No No No Not an IMG friendly program and hardly any IMGs; requires ECFMG certificate or eligibility for interview consideration *
* None sponsored 75 75   18 999
 

 

 
None/No Mention None No No No No attempt *
* None sponsored 75 75   24
 

 

 

 
Required, Duration not specified None No No Yes ECFMG certificate required for interview consideration; preferred average USMLE scores: 80 or above; Multiple attempts or fails allowed (a maximum of 4 attempts in all for both USMLE step 1and Step 2); 2 US LORs required *
* None sponsored 75 75   18
 

 

 

 
None/No Mention None No Yes Yes ECFMG certificate required at the time of application; multiple attempts (limited 3) on USMLEs allowed; prefers graduation within 10 years *
* None sponsored 75 75   30 999
 

 

 
Preferred, Not required None No No No A few IMGs (at least 1 US IMG for PGY-2 in 2007-2008); Around 37% of the residents are D.O.s *
* None sponsored 75 75   18 8
 

 

 
12 months 5 Years No Yes No Clinical experience in the hospital; many US-IMGs (Caribbean Medical School graduates); at least 1 PGY-1 US IMG for 06-07; *
* None sponsored 75 75 Preferred or Required 12
 

 

 

 
12 months 3 Years No No No 1st attempts; 3 digits minimum average USMLE scores:190; for J1: must currently have J1 visa; clinical rotation experience in US/Canada ok and 2 LORs from it; ECFMG certificate needed by match time; at least 1 PGY-1 US IMG in 06-07 *
* None sponsored 78 78 Preferred or Required 24 999 999%
 

 
None/No Mention 3 Years No No Yes Phone interview first; 3 digits USMLE scores:200; ECFMG certificate required for interview consideration *
* None sponsored 78 78   15 999
 

 

 
Preferred, Not required 5 Years Yes Yes No Many IMGs (almost 80-100%); High resident turnover; *
* None sponsored 78 78 Preferred or Required 24
 

 

 

 
None/No Mention 3 Years No No Yes First attempts on USMLE Step 1 & Step 2; *
* None sponsored 79 79 Preferred or Required 12 12 999%
 

 
Required, Duration not specified 5 Years No No No If multiple attempts on any step(s); minimum score of 89 is needed on it ; US undergraduate degree preferred; Proof of recent work in medicine or academics, e.g. MPH, MS, Ph.D. etc expected; 25% or more IMGs. *
* None sponsored 79 79   18 999 72% 4 0 12 months ACGME 5 Years No No No Very FMG friendly family practice residency program (may even be 90-100% IMGs); Prefers passing USMLE Step 3; USCE: Research, Observer ship or Externship NOT considered as US clinical experience *
* None sponsored 79 79   18 5 56% 3 8 12 months 5 Years No No Yes
 
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* None sponsored 80 80   24 999 999%
 

 
Preferred, Not required None No No No Very IMG friendly and liberal on graduation year; *
* None sponsored 80 80 Preferred or Required 12 999 999%
 

 
12 months ACGME 5 Years No No Yes First attempts; Pass USMLE Step 2 CS by February 1, 2008; H1 visa is unclear: program also says offers H1 visa for pre-match. *
* None sponsored 80 80   18 999 999%
 

 
12 months None No No No Requires passing CSA/Step 2 CS; scores are average and not on each; EAD with pending green card is ok *
* None sponsored 80 80   12 999 999%
 

 
6 months 5 Years No No No 80 is average; 6 months to 1 yr. exp. Preferred; Most (if not all) of the residents are IMGs; *
* None sponsored 80 80 Preferred or Required 18 15 89% 6 11 Required, Duration not specified 3 Years No Yes Yes Prefers higher scores *
* None sponsored 80 80   18 999 75%
 

 
Preferred, Not required None No No No Used to require 6 months USCE; *
* None sponsored 80 80   18 15 67% 3 0 Required, Duration not specified 10 Years No No No Multiple attempts on USMLEs allowed (3 attempts at the most); continuity is medicine expected; Requires letters of recommendation from US physicians for the experience obtained; Requires ECFMG certificate *
* None sponsored 80 80   21 10 52% 2 5 12 months None Yes Yes Yes 3 attempts in all for Step 1 & 2; USMLE scores are somewhat flexible; Research or observership are NOT considered as US Clinical Experience; Continuation in medicine since graduation required, Must have passed CSA/Step 2 CS; 2007-08: 1 IMG in PGY-1 *
* None sponsored 80 80   21 5 43% 3 3 Preferred, Not required 2 Years No No No 1st attempt preferred; USMLE step2 scores > step1; if graduation >2 yrs, continuity in practice or residency required *
* None sponsored 80 80   18 8 39% 2 3 Preferred, Not required 5 Years No No Yes ECFMG certificate required for interview consideration; 3 digits USMLE scores: 190 or above on each step; proof of Continuing Medical Education (CME) needed if out of school more than five years *
* None sponsored 80 80 Preferred or Required 21 7 38% 3 1 12 months 5 Years Yes No Yes USMLE 80+ preferred on 1st attempt; US clinical experience must be "on-the-job" (research or observership do not qualify) *
* None sponsored 80 80   39 17 38% 4 9 Preferred, Not required None Yes Yes Yes Many Caribbean (ROSS and St. Georges University) medical school graduates *
* None sponsored 80 80   18
 
22% 3 0 Required, Duration not specified 5 Years No No No Graduation could be flexible; Normally not an FMG friendly program; IMGs have other qualifications such as PhD *
* None sponsored 80 80   24 5 17% 0 2 Required, Duration not specified 3 Years Yes No Yes Prefers first attempts on USMLEs, but considers more than one attempt; 1 LOR from Family Physician; If grad > 1 year, Continuing Medical Education (CME) required; prefers ECFMG certificate at the time of application *
* None sponsored 80 80   20 1 10% 0 0 12 months 5 Years No No No Most are from local School of Medicine. Things negotiable if clinical exp.; Programs upon contacting says scores of 80 and not 85; *
* None sponsored 80 80   15
 

 

 

 
12 months None Yes Yes Yes Average USMLE scores of 80 and not on each; Experience in hospital or clinic is preferred; *
* None sponsored 80 80 Preferred or Required 21
 

 

 

 
Preferred, Not required 3 Years No No No USMLE scores on each and 1st attempt on USMLE exams preferred (still reviews 2nd attempt); if graduation > 3 years (i.e. before 2005), 1 yr. of US Clinical Experience required; *
* None sponsored 80 80   24
 

 

 

 
Preferred, Not required 7 Years No Yes No All applications are reviewed on an individual basis; 2 attempts on each USMLE Step allowed; Dean's letter required; pass all USMLE Steps within 7 years; *
* None sponsored 80 80   18
 

 

 

 
None/No Mention 5 Years No No No May consider J1 visa; 4 week Psychiatry rotation in Medical School; Graduation: 2003 or later *
* None sponsored 80 80   18
 

 

 

 
Preferred, Not required 3 Years No Yes Yes Residents look US grads. *
* None sponsored 80 80   30 999
 

 

 
12 months 5 Years No No No Score requirement flexible; last year 38% IMGs *
* None sponsored 80 80   12
 

 

 

 
Required, Duration not specified 5 Years No No Yes Dean's letter required *
* None sponsored 82 82   15
 
999%
 

 
None/No Mention 2 Years No No Yes If graduated 2 years or longer, at least 1 year of US training; *
* None sponsored 82 82   24
 
999%
 

 
Preferred, Not required 5 Years Yes Yes No Transitional/preliminary year preferred, not required; preferred 3 digits USMLE scores: 200 or better; ECFMG certificate required; IMGs: 30% or less; More *
* None sponsored 82 82   39 5 18% 4 0 12 months 5 Years No No Yes First attempts; Doesn't say whether preliminary/transitional year exp. or not; *
* None sponsored 82 82   20
 

 

 

 
12 months None No No No Scores on each step (3 digits: 200); ECFMG certificate required fro application; USCE: research does not qualify; *
* None sponsored 82 82 Preferred or Required 36
 

 

 

 
None/No Mention 3 Years No No No No attempt *
* None sponsored 85 85   18
 

 

 

 
24 months 3 Years No No No 2 years of recent clinical experience; recent graduation from medical school *

Notes:

  1. N/A or empty cells=No information is available
  2. IMGs_10 = 999 and %IMGs_10 = 999%, mean Family Medicine residency program takes IMGs, but InfoIMG could not obtain the total number and/or % of IMGs, respectively.
  3. The "IMGs_10", "%IMGs_10", "PGY1 IMGs_10" and "US IMGs_10" fields are as of June 30, 2010. InfoIMG has yet been not able to update these fields for the batches that graduated in 2010 as PGY III and joined as PGY I. However, whenever available that information is provided in the "comments" field..
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