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Internal Medicine: Graduation 5 or more years ago Passing Scores or <=80 USMLE Scores of 85 or less Both H1 & J1 Either H1 or J1 IMG Friendly Non-recent Grad and USMLE scores <=80 Green Card/Citizens Only

Item # IM-6: Internal Medicine Residency Programs that require (No minimum Scores OR <=80) AND have liberal graduation year requirements.

Total # of programs: 130 (All our Internal Medicine Lists have been updated for 2011 match.)

States: ALL 50 states and DC; except WI, WA, OR, MO, MN, and CA.

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Item # IM-6: Internal Medicine Residency Programs that require (No minimum Scores OR <=80) AND have liberal graduation year requirements

FREIDA Code & Program, % Caribbean IMGs Graduation Type USMLE Step1 scores USMLE Step2 scores First attempt on USMLEs? Residents %IMGs_10 H1 or J1 US Clinical Experience Unfilled in 2010 match? Unfilled in 2009 match? Unfilled in 2008 match? Comments Deadline, City, State, Phone, Email, Web
* None Community-Univ affiliated 75=Passing USMLE scores (also referred to as no minimum USMLE scores) 75=Passing USMLE scores (also referred to as no minimum USMLE scores)   15 999% Only J1 sponsored Required, Duration not specified No No No More than 1 fail not considered; pass all exams required for ECFMG certification by Jan 31, 2008; *
* None Community 75 75   28 999% None sponsored Preferred, Not required No No No 1 fail ok; Scores are given significant consideration; post graduation training in one's home country is helpful and so are USCE & ECFMG certificate; strong research/LOR helpful too *
* None University 75 75   126 999% Both H1 & J1 sponsored Preferred, Not required No No No Average USMLE scores of interviewed candidates:90s, For H1, pass USMLE Step 3 before matching with the program; NOT subject to H1 visa caps; Graduation flexible; only 20% of the applicants granted interviews; Offers a few pre-matches *
* None Community-Univ affiliated 75 75   45 999% Both H1 & J1 sponsored Preferred, Not required No No No H1-B and J1 visas for exceptional candidates; offers a few pre-matches; *
* None Community-Univ affiliated 75 75   36 999% None sponsored None/No Mention No No No
 
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* None University 75 75   72 999% Both H1 & J1 sponsored None/No Mention No No No Must have passed Steps 1 & 2 to receive interview consideration *
* None Community-Univ affiliated 75 75   38 999% None sponsored None/No Mention No No Yes Very IMG friendly Internal Medicine residency program *
* None Community-Univ affiliated 75 75   39 999% Both H1 & J1 sponsored None/No Mention No No No Very IMG friendly (90% IMGs) *
* None Community-Univ affiliated 75 75   45 999% Both H1 & J1 sponsored None/No Mention No No No Whole residency application is looked at; IMG friendly; *
* None University 75 75   66 999% Both H1 & J1 sponsored None/No Mention No No No Average scores are: 80; Graduation: 2 years preferred unless in a full-time practice; observership is considered as USCE; *
* None Community 75 75   18 999% Only J1 sponsored None/No Mention No No No
 
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* None Community-Univ affiliated 75 75   24 999% Both H1 & J1 sponsored None/No Mention No No No PD: 30% of residents are IMGs; requires passing USMLE Step 1 and Step 2 CS and Step 2 CK; *
* None Community-Univ affiliated 75 75   34 97% Only J1 sponsored None/No Mention No No Yes Very IMG friendly residency program *
* None Community-Univ affiliated 75 75   40 95% Both H1 & J1 sponsored None/No Mention No No No Take USMLE step 3 by Dec for H1-B visa and results be available by match day; *
* None Community-Univ affiliated 75 75   24 64% Both H1 & J1 sponsored Preferred, Not required No No No Applicants with 82 or above fit well; *
* None Community-Univ affiliated 75 75   66 50% Only J1 sponsored None/No Mention No No No Documentation of four weeks or 160 hours of psychiatry training *
* None University 75 75   84 40% Only J1 sponsored None/No Mention Yes No No Whole application looked at; historically 10-13% IMGs at the most, but program said currently roughly 40% IMGs *
* None Community 75 75   45 17% Only J1 sponsored Preferred, Not required No No No Average USMLE scores of PGY-1 are higher than national avg; US LOR recommended; does not offer pre-match positions; *
* None Community 75 75   51 100% Both H1 & J1 sponsored None/No Mention No No No Primary Care tract; Uses ERAS, but does not participate in the match; also accepts its own paper application; no formal application deadline, but encourages early residency application; ECFMG certificate required; 3 LORs; *
* None University 75 75   111 10% Both H1 & J1 sponsored Preferred, Not required No No No Recent clinical experience "strongly" preferred; no required minimum or average USMLE scores as such, but is a competitive program; normally 10% or less IMGs *
* None University 75 75   84 0% Only J1 sponsored Required, Duration not specified No No No No IMGs in 07-08 intern year; Intern year: Categorical (24 positions), primary care tract (5 positions); preliminary(14 positions); *
* None Community-Univ affiliated 75 75   60
 
Both H1 & J1 sponsored Preferred, Not required No No Yes Step 3 works in your favor; if non-recent grad -> recent clinical experience preferred; *
* None Community-Univ affiliated 75 75 Required or preferred 66
 
Both H1 & J1 sponsored None/No Mention No No No 1st attempt *
* None University 75 75   120
 
Both H1 & J1 sponsored None/No Mention No No No
 
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None
 
75 75 Required or preferred
 

 
Only J1 sponsored 12 months Yes No No New program; LOR from a medicine faculty at a U.S. academic institution required;
 
* None Community 75 80   27
 
None sponsored None/No Mention No No No 80 or above in at least one part of USMLEs. If not will consider if passing scores on USMLE 1, 2 and 3. *
* None Community-Univ affiliated 75 82   74 95% None sponsored None/No Mention Yes No No First attempt required on USMLE Step 2; *
* None Community-Univ affiliated 78 78   30 999% None sponsored Preferred, Not required No No No Preferred USMLE scores and not absolute; 2 attempts on USMLEs allowed; primary care tract; LORs should have been written in last 12 months *
* None Community-Univ affiliated 80 80   21 999% Both H1 & J1 sponsored Preferred, Not required No No No Normally J1 visas only; ECFMG certificate required by ROL submission; *
* None Community-Univ affiliated 80 80   33 999% Both H1 & J1 sponsored Preferred, Not required No No No "Many" Foreign Medical Graduates (FMGs) in the residency program; for H-1/J1, must meet visa requirements by ROL submission; exempt from H-1 visa cap *
* None Community 80 80 Required or preferred 24 999% Both H1 & J1 sponsored None/No Mention No No No 1st attempt on USMLEs; Prefers recent graduates., Exempt from H-1 visa cap; must have passed Step 2 CS to be eligible to be in ROL; *
* None Community-Univ affiliated 80 80   42 999% Only J1 sponsored None/No Mention No No Yes If USMLE scores below 80 in any part, application is not considered; For interview consideration, must have completed both steps; Approximately 25% IMGs; *
* None Community-Univ affiliated 80 80   48 999% Both H1 & J1 sponsored None/No Mention No No No Written applications are also accepted; offers pre-match positions; Publications or an advanced degree (especially a Ph.D.) is highly regarded. If < 80, a PhD or 1 yr research or 1 yr US clin exp. *
* None Community-Univ affiliated 80 80   27 999% Only J1 sponsored 12 months No No No "Several IMGs"; could be flexible on US exp.; ECFMG certificate required to be ranked *
* None Community-Univ affiliated 80 80   18 50% Both H1 & J1 sponsored Preferred, Not required No No No US clinical experience greatly useful; median USMLE scores of interns:223, 214; *
* None Community-Univ affiliated 80 80   34 40% Only J1 sponsored None/No Mention No No No Both steps must be done with for consideration, If more than 5 yrs since graduation, clinical exp. (esp. US) becomes important. *
* None University 80 80   126 1% Both H1 & J1 sponsored Required, Duration not specified No No No Not an FMG friendly residency program; at least 1 LOR from its own faculty or from direct clinical experiences in the United States or Canada *
* None Community-Univ affiliated 80 80 Required or preferred 24
 
Both H1 & J1 sponsored Preferred, Not required No No No USMLE scores on each step; USMLE Step 2 CS by December end; *
* None Community-Univ affiliated 80 80   30
 
Both H1 & J1 sponsored None/No Mention No No No
 
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* None Community 80 80 Required or preferred 48
 
None sponsored None/No Mention No No No First attempt; USMLE scores of 80 are average; offers out of match positions; Step 2 CS pending is ok for interview. *
* None Community 80 80   24
 
Both H1 & J1 sponsored None/No Mention No No No USMLE scores on each; may accept universal application *
* None Community-Univ affiliated 80 80 Required or preferred 97
 
None sponsored None/No Mention Yes Yes Yes Primary care tract; First Attempt; EAD ok; Primary care also remain mostly unfilled in 2007, 2006 & 2005 match; *
* None
 
80 85 Required or preferred 51
 
Both H1 & J1 sponsored Preferred, Not required No No No 1st attempt on USMLE exams required *
* No info Community 75 75   51 999% No Info Preferred, Not required No No No criteria may or may not change in September *
* No info Community-Univ affiliated 75 75   34 999% Both H1 & J1 sponsored None/No Mention No No No On an average residents have USMLE scores in the high 80s; H1 sponsored under extraordinary circumstances. *
* No info University 75 75   129 5% Both H1 & J1 sponsored 12 months ACGME No No No Higher scores recommended; On average 0-3 IMGs in the three years of the program; extremely competitive; Most transfer here after successful completion of internship in an ACGME-accredited medicine program *
* No info University 75 75   42 0% Only J1 sponsored 2 months No No No Primary care tract; MUST have 2 months direct, clinical experience in a U.S. teaching hospital; While no minimum USMLE scores are set, competitive scores would be:85+ *
* No info University 80
 
  147
 
Both H1 & J1 sponsored Required, Duration not specified No No No Very competitive residency program, unless already in some other capacity it is difficult for International Medical Graduates (IMGs);. *
* No info University 80 80   51
 
Only J1 sponsored 6 months No No No Also offers 14 preliminary positions *
* 9 Years Community-Univ affiliated 80 80 Required or preferred 48 10% Only H1 sponsored Preferred, Not required No No No First attempt; H1B visas sponsored for superior candidates. *
* 8 Year University 75 75   45 999% Both H1 & J1 sponsored None/No Mention No No No Prefers first attempts; *
* 8 Year Community 80 80 Required or preferred 24 999% None sponsored Required, Duration not specified No No No IMG friendly Internal Medicine program; Not exempt from H-1 visa cap, hence not sponsoring H-1 visa; Direct patient care experience within the past 3 years, US clinical experience is preferred; *
* 7 Years Community-Univ affiliated 75 85   38 999% Both H1 & J1 sponsored 12 months ACGME No No No Preliminary or Transitional year; UK/Canada training also ok for 1 year clinical experience (observerships and research do not qualify) ; ECFMG certificate not needed to apply, but required before ROL submission; *
* 7 Years Community 80 80   42 999% Both H1 & J1 sponsored Preferred, Not required No No No As such no minimum USMLE scores cutoff, but successful applicants have a score of 85 or better on both USMLE Steps 1 and 2 on first attempts; For H-1 visa: must pass USMLE Step 3 BEFORE the interview *
* 7 Years Community-Univ affiliated 80 80 Required or preferred 36 100% Only J1 sponsored None/No Mention No No No Average USMLE scores of 80 & NOT on each step; First attempts preferred; 2 attempts on any one (not both) allowed with a minimum average score of 82 or more; if more than 7 yrs, educational activities needed. *
* 7 Years University 80 80 Required or preferred 51
 
Both H1 & J1 sponsored Preferred, Not required No No No Visas discussed during interview, provided step 3 is cleared for H1 visa *
* 6 Years Community-Univ affiliated 80 80 Required or preferred 24 78% Both H1 & J1 sponsored Preferred, Not required No No No Primary Care tract; scores on each step; ECFMG certificate eligible; prefers US citizens and permanent residents (i.e. green card holders) *
* 6 Years Community-Univ affiliated 80 80 Required or preferred 63
 
Only H1 sponsored Preferred, Not required Yes Yes Yes FMG friendly; looks flexible *
* 6 Years Community-Univ affiliated 80 80 Required or preferred 24
 
Both H1 & J1 sponsored
 
No No No 1st attempt, criteria to be reviewed in August/Sept; *
* 5 Years Community-Univ affiliated 75 75 Required or preferred 36 999% Both H1 & J1 sponsored Required, Duration not specified No No No 1st attempt on USMLEs required; graduation year looked at as part of the package; *
* 5 Years University 75 75   105 999% Both H1 & J1 sponsored Preferred, Not required No No No Scores in 80s preferred; ECFMG certificate required before an applicant can be interviewed; for H1/J1 visas, must meet all the requirements; *
* 5 Years Community-Univ affiliated 75 75   57 98% Both H1 & J1 sponsored Preferred, Not required No No No Competitive scores: 85+ (3 digits:210+); Preferred: Step 2 CK scores required for interview consideration; IMGs with postgraduate medical training or clinically active since graduation; *
* 5 Years Community-Univ affiliated 75 75   25 96% Both H1 & J1 sponsored Preferred, Not required No No No ECFMG certificate needed by program start date; *
* 5 Years Community 75 75 Required or preferred 30 73% None sponsored 12 months ACGME No No No
 
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* 5 Years University 75 75   74 5% Only J1 sponsored None/No Mention No Yes No 3 IMGs in PGY-1 for 04-05 batch; *
* 5 Years University 75 75   135 10% Both H1 & J1 sponsored Required, Duration not specified No No No Higher USMLE scores preferred; clinical experience in US or a similar western country; IMGs: 10% or less *
* 5 Years Community 75 75   29 10% Only J1 sponsored None/No Mention No No No Competitive USMLE scores would be 90+; *
* 5 Years University 75 75 Required or preferred 48
 
Only J1 sponsored Preferred, Not required No No No Primary care Internal Medicine residency; US, UK or Canada (or other foreign) clinical experience desired; First attempt on USMLE; EAD & green card are acceptable *
* 5 Years Community 75 75 Required or preferred 42
 
None sponsored Preferred, Not required No No No First attempt on USMLEs; EAD ok, whole application looked at, graduation looks flexible if US clinical experience. *
* 5 Years Community-Univ affiliated 75 75 Required or preferred 24
 
None sponsored Preferred, Not required No No No
 
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* 5 Years
 
75 75   80
 
Both H1 & J1 sponsored None/No Mention No No No FMG friendly and has no specific criteria; prefers first attempts; for H1 visa, pass & provide USMLE Step 3 result by ROL submission *
* 5 Years Community-Univ affiliated 75 85 Required or preferred 30 60% Both H1 & J1 sponsored Preferred, Not required No No No 1st attempt on Step 1; Meaningful patient care experience in the past 3 years required (not necessarily in the US); USMLE Step 3 results (for H1 visa) required before ROL submission *
* 5 Years Community-Univ affiliated 78 78   30
 
Both H1 & J1 sponsored None/No Mention No No No Scores on each step, but flexible if a 3 -yr IM residency abroad *
* 5 Years Community-Univ affiliated 79 79   30
 
Only J1 sponsored Preferred, Not required No No No
 
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* 5 Years Community-Univ affiliated 80 80 Required or preferred 48 999% Both H1 & J1 sponsored Required, Duration not specified No No No IMG friendly (perhaps 50% or more); USMLE scores of 80+ on both (NOT average) USMLE Step 1 & Step 2 on the first attempt; For H1 visa, pass USMLE Step 3 by February; ECFMG certificate required by March 1, 2008; observership is ok for USCE *
* 5 Years Community-Univ affiliated 80 80 Required or preferred 24 999% None sponsored Required, Duration not specified No No No First attempt on USMLEs; Very IMG friendly *
* 5 Years Community-Univ affiliated 80 80   48 999% Both H1 & J1 sponsored Preferred, Not required No No No Pass USMLE Step 3 by Feb 1 for H1 visa; Phone2: 216.761.7984; offers 1 month of externship *
* 5 Years Community-Univ affiliated 80 80 Required or preferred 24 999% Both H1 & J1 sponsored Preferred, Not required No No No Exempt from H-1 visa cap; offers pre-match positions to a few exceptional candidates; valid ECFMG certificate required by match date; *
* 5 Years Community-Univ affiliated 80 80 Required or preferred 45 999% Only J1 sponsored Preferred, Not required No No No Apply ASAP; First attempt on USMLEs and scores in the mid to upper 80ís preferred; graduation: 5 yrs is preferred; sometimes offers pre-match positions; May or may NOT sponsor H1-B visa; a "significant" number of the residents are IMGs; *
* 5 Years Community-Univ affiliated 80 80 Required or preferred 144 999% Both H1 & J1 sponsored None/No Mention No No No USMLE scores of 80 are preferred, not absolute; Can apply with only Step 1 score; Step 3 by March 1; Exempt from H-1B visa cap; offers pre-match positions; Very IMG friendly Internal Medicine Residency program *
* 5 Years
 
80 80 Required or preferred 45 999% Only J1 sponsored None/No Mention No No No First attempts on USMLEs; Scores on each; Very FMG friendly Internal Medicine Residency program *
* 5 Years Community 80 80   27 999% None sponsored None/No Mention No No No 3 digits scores:195; Med school honors or 1 yr research or community service in the US required; *
* 5 Years Community 80 80 Required or preferred 51 999% None sponsored None/No Mention Yes No Yes First attempt on USMLE exams, IMG friendly (almost 90-100%); graduation flexible if one already has done another residency. *
* 5 Years Community-Univ affiliated 80 80   48 999% Both H1 & J1 sponsored None/No Mention No No No USMLE scores are not average; suspect it to fall under H1-B visa cap and may not be able to sponsor H1 visa; *
* 5 Years Community 80 80   48 999% Only J1 sponsored 12 months No No Yes Application requirements are preferred and do not seem to be absolute *
* 5 Years Community-Univ affiliated 80 80   29 97% Both H1 & J1 sponsored None/No Mention No No No For H1/J1 visa, USMLE Step I & II score of 85+ *
* 5 Years University 80 80 Required or preferred 36 60% None sponsored None/No Mention No No No EAD accepted; first attempts & scores in 80s preferred; All applications reviewed; could have more IMGs; 11 (out of 12) residents are IMGs for the incoming intern batch of 2007-2008 *
* 5 Years University 80 80   120 0% Only J1 sponsored 1 month No No No Competitive University program and seems just 1 European IMG; Not an IMG friendly program; US exp: at least one clinical clerkship of 4-8 weeks duration in a US university while in the senior year of medical school. *
* 5 Years University 80 80 Required or preferred 39
 
Only J1 sponsored Preferred, Not required No No No If USCE, 3 US LORs from that exp. Reqd; *
* 5 Years Community 80 80 Required or preferred 30
 
Only J1 sponsored Preferred, Not required No No No First attempt; EAD ok; ECFMG certificate needed before ROL submission *
* 5 Years Community 80 80 Required or preferred 30
 
Both H1 & J1 sponsored Preferred, Not required No No Yes 1st attempt on USMLEs (including USMLE Step 2 CS) required; If Medical School graduation > 2 yrs, must show evidence of ongoing clinical activity; EAD (Employment Authorization Documents) ok *
* 5 Years University 80 80 Required or preferred 85
 
Only J1 sponsored Preferred, Not required No No No IMG friendly residency program; 26 PGY-1 categorical positions; US, Canada or United Kingdom clinical experience is desirable; *
* 5 Years Community-Univ affiliated 80 80 Required or preferred 72
 
Only J1 sponsored None/No Mention No No Yes 1st attempt on USMLE *
* 5 Years Other 80 80 Required or preferred 98
 
Both H1 & J1 sponsored None/No Mention No No No For H1 visa, must pass USMLE Step 3 by Feb 15 *
* 5 Years Community 80 80   30
 
Only J1 sponsored None/No Mention No No No Email2: * *
* 5 Years University 80 80 Required or preferred 70
 
Only J1 sponsored None/No Mention No No No First attempts on USMLEs; very few IMGs *
* 10 Years Community-Univ affiliated 80 80 Required or preferred 66 50% Only J1 sponsored None/No Mention No No No First attempts and USMLE scores on EACH (not average); ECFMG certificate required only at program start date *
* 10 Years Community-Univ affiliated 80 80   57 100% Both H1 & J1 sponsored None/No Mention No No No Very FMG friendly; *
* 10 Years Community-Univ affiliated 80 80 Required or preferred 36
 
Only J1 sponsored Preferred, Not required No No No 1st attempt, EAD ok *

Notes:

  1. N/A or empty cells=No information is available
  2. %IMGs_10 = 999, means Internal Medicine residency program takes IMGs, but InfoIMG could not obtain the total number or % of IMGs.
  3. The "%IMGs_10" field is 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 reflected in the data.
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