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Psychiatry: Graduation 5 or more years ago No Minimum USMLE Scores or <=80 Both H1 & J1 Either H1 or J1 IMG Friendly

Item # PSY-3: Psychiatry Residency Programs that sponsor either H1 or J1 visas or both.

Total # of programs: 120 (All our Psychiatry Lists have been updated for 2011 match.)

States: ALL states & DC except CA, MA, MN.

Price: $84.99 (if you purchase this item, you do not need to purchase any other Psychiatry item.)

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Item # PSY-3: Psychiatry Residency Programs that sponsor either H1 or J1 visas or both.

FREIDA Code, Program Name & Type, # of Residents, %Caribbean IMGs, %Non-Caribbean IMGs H1 or J1 visas sponsored? USMLE Step 1 Scores5 USMLE Step 2 Scores5 First Attempt on USMLEs? IMGs_10 %IMGs_10 US Clinical Experience Any Graduation Year Cut-off? Comments Unfilled_10, Deadline, City, State, Phone, Email, Web
* Both H1 & J1 sponsored 75 75
 
999 999% Required, Duration not specified None Approximately 50% IMGs; English fluency is helpful; Psychiatry clinical experience in the US or any other country; multiple attempts allowed; *
* Both H1 & J1 sponsored 75 75
 
999 999% None/No Mention None
 
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* Both H1 & J1 sponsored 75 75
 
999 999% None/No Mention None Any gaps between graduation and application should be indicated by psychiatric experience such as observership and research; offers pre-match positions; for H-1 visa, pass USMLE Step 3 and provide proof by Dec 31, 2007 *
* Both H1 & J1 sponsored 75 75
 
999 999% None/No Mention None Very IMG friendly residency program (in recent past almost 100% IMGs); *
* Both H1 & J1 sponsored 75 75
 
10 77% None/No Mention None Strongly prefers J1, but is open to H-1 visa *
* Both H1 & J1 sponsored 75 75
 
999 75% Preferred, Not required None ECFMG certification required at the time of application, 1 year clinical experience in English speaking system preferred; 3 attempts on USMLEs allowed; IMG friendly residency program *
* Both H1 & J1 sponsored 75 75
 
1 2% None/No Mention None Competitive program, 5% or less IMGs *
* Both H1 & J1 sponsored 75 75
 
1 2% None/No Mention None Very competitive program, not an IMG friendly program (normally 0-1 IMGs per year); strong US LORs required; ECFMG certificate required at the time of application; *
* Both H1 & J1 sponsored 75 75
 
1 2% None/No Mention None
 
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* Both H1 & J1 sponsored 75 75
 

 

 
Required, Duration not specified None Clinical experience can be non-US as well; *
* Both H1 & J1 sponsored 75 75 Preferred or Required
 

 
Required, Duration not specified None Valid ECFMG certificate required; No gaps in training or practice; In previous years: First attempts; If no US clinical experience USMLE scores of 90 needed; *
* Both H1 & J1 sponsored 75 75
 

 

 
Preferred, Not required None Preferred permanent US residents, but sponsors H1 or J1 visas for qualified candidates; Passing USMLE Step 3 required *
* Both H1 & J1 sponsored 75 75
 

 

 
Preferred, Not required None High scores on the USMLE, first attempts, Recent medical school graduation; Psychiatric and medical experience in the US & 3 LORs from it preferred; H1 will only be considered if USMLE Step 3 has been passed prior to the Match *
* Both H1 & J1 sponsored 75 75
 

 

 
Preferred, Not required None Flexible about application requirements; Interviewed candidates normally have some US psychiatry experience *
* Both H1 & J1 sponsored 75 75
 

 

 
None/No Mention None ECFMG certificate required at the time of application; For H1-B visa, must have passed all steps of USMLE at the time of application; *
* Both H1 & J1 sponsored 75 75
 

 

 
None/No Mention None Must have passed USMLE Step 3 prior to interview; a limited number of pre-match or out of match positions offered; multiple attempts on USMLEs accepted *
* Both H1 & J1 sponsored 75 75
 

 

 
6 months None
 
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* Both H1 & J1 sponsored 75 75
 
999 999% Preferred, Not required 5 Years Medical School Graduation: a few years, no specified time frame; Passing USMLE Step 3 beneficial; no pre-match offered; visa on a case-by-case basis; ECFMG certificate & Dean's letter required; 2007-08: 3 IMGs in PGY-1; *
* Both H1 & J1 sponsored 75 75
 
999 999% None/No Mention 5 Years Usually 10-15% IMG (1 IMG or so per year); TOEFL required *
* Both H1 & J1 sponsored 75 75
 
999 95% Preferred, Not required 5 Years H-1 visa for exceptional IMGs and provide USMLE Step 3 PASS results by 1/31/08; Only 2 attempts in all allowed on all USMLE Steps 1 & 2; Prefers: scores of 80, passing STEP 3; If grad > 5 yrs, some USCE and/or Step 3 help *
* Both H1 & J1 sponsored 75 75
 
999 90% Preferred, Not required 5 Years Prefers having passed USMLE Step 3; Very IMG friendly residency program; may accept attempts on USMLEs; graduation year cut-off flexible, Should already have ECFMG certificate or at least about to receive, at the time of application *
* Both H1 & J1 sponsored 80 80
 
999 999% Required, Duration not specified None Approx. 50%+ IMGs; 3 fails or less on each ;Clinical research, externship or observership ok for USCE; LORs must be within 1 year prior to application; no USCE is ok if graduation within 2 years; For H1-B visa, pass USMLE Step 3 before ROL submission *
* Both H1 & J1 sponsored 80 80
 
999 999% 3 months None USCE: Research or clinical experience *
* Both H1 & J1 sponsored 80 80
 
999 20% Required, Duration not specified None 2 IMGs in PGY-1 for 2007-08; Unfilled in 2006 match; ECFMG certificate required for interview consideration; Prefers USCE or research, MPH or Doctoral degree; Visas sponsored if an applicant would be able to join the program on time *
* Both H1 & J1 sponsored 80 80
 
2 4% None/No Mention None Review all applications till December 31; Either passing USMLE Steps 1, 2 and USMLE Step 2 CS or ECFMG certificate to be considered for the residency interview; H1-visa: premium expedited processing preferred and the applicant pays the fees *
* Both H1 & J1 sponsored 80 80
 

 

 
Preferred, Not required None At the most 1 attempt allowed; Prefers ECFMG certificate (at the time of the interview), passage of USMLE Step 3 and psychiatric experience in US/UK/Home country; Under H1 visa cap *
* Both H1 & J1 sponsored 80 80
 

 

 
None/No Mention None 4 LORs; For H-1 visa: must have passed USMLE Step 3 (with scores of 80) at the time of application itself; NO pre-match or out of match positions offered *
* Both H1 & J1 sponsored 80 80
 
999 999% Preferred, Not required 5 Years Incoming PGY1 residents often have advanced degrees in psychiatry; *
* Both H1 & J1 sponsored 80 80 Preferred or Required
 

 
Preferred, Not required 5 Years USMLE scores: above 80; US psychiatry experience is very valuable and so are at least 2 LORs from US psychiatrists; Unfilled in ** *
* Both H1 & J1 sponsored 82 82 Preferred or Required 999 20% None/No Mention None No absolute cut off for USMLE scores; previous experience or medical residency in Psychiatry and English fluency beneficial; H1 visa: Pass USMLE Step 3 and submit results by 4/15/08; Dean's letter required *
* Both H1 & J1 sponsored 85 85
 

 

 
Required, Duration not specified 4 Years Clinical experience has to be recent and can be outside the US; *
* Both H1 & J1 sponsored No Info No Info
 

 

 
Preferred, Not required None Prefers sponsoring H1 visa; clinical research in Psychiatry preferred; Average USMLE scores: High 80's *
* Both H1 & J1 sponsored No Info No Info
 

 

 
2 months None 6 weeks of US clinical experience (observership is NOT acceptable.); Very competitive program; (at the most approximately 5%-10% IMGs) *

 
Only H1 sponsored 79 79 Preferred or Required
 

 
None/No Mention None Prefers recent medical graduates; must have appeared for the exam no more than two times ; New program; Pass USMLE Step 2 CS before ROL submission; Exempt from H-1 cap
 
* Only J1 sponsored
 

 

 
5 25%
 

 

 
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* Only J1 sponsored
 

 

 

 

 

 

 
1 US-IMG in PGY-1 for 2006-2007; *
* Only J1 sponsored 75 75
 
999 999% None/No Mention None Multiple attempts on USMLEs allowed (limited to 3); In recent past approximately 85% IMGs; *
* Only J1 sponsored 75 75
 
999 999% None/No Mention None Approximately 35% IMGs; ECFMG certificate required; Must have passed USMLEs by 3rd attempt; *
* Only J1 sponsored 75 75 Preferred or Required 999 999% 1 month None Do not apply if attempts on USMLEs; Prefers: ECFMG certificate at the time of application; US Clinical Experience: externship ok (preferred if in Psychiatry), but not observership; LORs from US attendings required; No pre-match positions offered; *
* Only J1 sponsored 75 75
 
17 89% 6 months None Multiple attempts on USMLE allowed (2 for each Step); experience: US clinical or US research; ECFMG certificate required; 3 LORs; *
* Only J1 sponsored 75 75
 
10 77% None/No Mention None 2 attempts on USMLEs allowed; ECFMG certificate needed at the time of application; *
* Only J1 sponsored 75 75
 
15 75% Required, Duration not specified None if graduation from medical school > 1 year -> recent clinical experience in Psychiatry (externship, observership, volunteer or research - in the US ) within the past year desired; prefers US Permanent residents/US citizens; Unfilled in 2006 match; *
* Only J1 sponsored 75 75 Preferred or Required 999 50% 3 months None First attempt and High 80s or better on USMLEs higher preferred; 4 months of US clinical experience (Externship, Observership or Research). *
* Only J1 sponsored 75 75
 
999 20% Preferred, Not required None Prefers US clinical experience over research & higher USMLE scores; *
* Only J1 sponsored 75 75
 
3 19% Preferred, Not required None
 
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* Only J1 sponsored 75 75
 
3 6% None/No Mention None Prefers LCME graduates for PGY-1 positions; For PGY-2 positions, IMGs with PGY-1 experience considered *
* Only J1 sponsored 75 75
 
999 999% Preferred, Not required None Each USMLE step within 3 or fewer tries; average 1-2 IMGs each year in PGY-1 *
* Only J1 sponsored 75 75
 

 

 
None/No Mention None Competitive program *
* Only J1 sponsored 75 75
 
11 46% Preferred, Not required 6 Years All applications reviewed and flexibility shown about medical school graduation depending upon other qualification; *
* Only J1 sponsored 75 75
 
999 999% Preferred, Not required 5 Years 2 attempts on USMLEs allowed; Current valid ECFMG certificate needed at the time of application; Open to H1 visa; Dean's letter required *
* Only J1 sponsored 75 75 Preferred or Required 999 999% Preferred, Not required 5 Years At least 20% IMGs and could have more; Prefers recent medical graduates; graduation flexible if continuity in medicine *
* Only J1 sponsored 75 75
 
13 81% Preferred, Not required 10 Years Pass each Step of USMLE within 2 attempts; Internal Medicine and Psychiatry experience with LORs in the US very helpful; Average 50-60% IMGs; Dean's letter required *
* Only J1 sponsored 75 75
 
7 41% Required, Duration not specified 10 Years No comment *
* Only J1 sponsored 75 75
 
8 32% 24 months 10 Years Average USMLE Step 1 scores of interviewed applicants: 205/83; pass USMLE Step 1 & 2 within two attempts; *
* Only J1 sponsored 75 75
 
3 15% 6 months 10 Years 3 US LORs needed, ECFMG certificate required at the time of application; Prefers having passed USMLE Step 3; some US clinical experience should be (out of 6 months) in Psychiatry; *
* Only J1 sponsored 75 75
 

 

 
Preferred, Not required 10 Years 3 attempts maximum at EACH step of USMLE; Candidate who have passed USMLE Step 3 are preferred; *
* Only J1 sponsored 75 75
 

 

 
None/No Mention 10 Years
 
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* Only J1 sponsored 77 77
 
999 999% 12 months None Approximate 50%-70% IMGs; no more than 2 attempts to pass USMLEs; Interviews are offered to candidates with higher USMLE scores.; Either postgraduation in another country or clinical research, externship/observorship in USA is required; Dean's letter *
* Only J1 sponsored 77 77
 

 

 
None/No Mention None LORs within 18 months; average USMLE scores of 77-80, Number of attempts evaluated by the program; ECFMG certificate required at the time of interview; Dean's letter required *
* Only J1 sponsored 77 77
 

 

 
Preferred, Not required 10 Years Scores are average, Preferred applicants: who have passed CSA/Step 2 CS and practicing Psychiatrists in home country OR with US graduate degree or training in neurosciences; Graduation flexible, if actively engaged in medical practice or training *
* Only J1 sponsored 78 78
 
15 63% Preferred, Not required 5 Years Flexible about USMLE scores, graduation date and US clinical experience; any gaps in CV must be explained; At least 1 US-IMG in PGY-1 for 2007-2008 *
* Only J1 sponsored 78 78 Preferred or Required
 

 
Required, Duration not specified 5 Years USCE: Externship or clinical rotation; No exceptions for H1-B visa; Must pass (and verify) Step 2 CS on first try before ROL submission (do not apply otherwise); Unfilled in 2006 match; At least 1 US IMG in PGY-1 for 2006-2007 *
* Only J1 sponsored 78 78
 
999 999% 3 months 4 Years Roughly 30%-40% IMGs (3-4 IMGs/year; mostly from Caribbean Med School); Documented enrollment in medical school OR involvement in direct patient care activity within the past 4 years; 3 LORs from US or Canadian physicians from that activity needed *
* Only J1 sponsored 80 80
 
999 999% None/No Mention None Flexible on USMLE scores if, US clinical experience or research experience; may allow attempts on USMLEs; Dean's letter required *
* Only J1 sponsored 80 80
 

 

 
Required, Duration not specified None 3 LORs from US physicians within the past year; Candidates must be currently residing in the US; Dean's letter required *
* Only J1 sponsored 80 80
 

 

 
Preferred, Not required None If graduation > 5 yr. => clinical experience in Medicine or Psychiatry is a MUST; flexible about required minimum USMLE scores; ECFMG certificate needed at the time of application; accepts universal application; 1 US-IMG in PGY-1 for 06-07 *
* Only J1 sponsored 80 80
 

 

 
None/No Mention None Dean's Letter required *
* Only J1 sponsored 80 80
 

 

 
6 months None 2 attempts allowed on each Step; 6 months of mental health clinical or research experience (does not say whether that has to be in the US or not) and an LOR from that; 3 LORs - should be recent (written within last 6 months) including Dean's letter *
* Only J1 sponsored 80 80
 
999 999% Preferred, Not required 6 Years Prefers not to sponsor H1/J1 visas; Also prefers applicants with clinical psychiatry experience (2 months in the US or 2 year abroad); *
* Only J1 sponsored 80 80 Preferred or Required 999 90% None/No Mention 5 Years Prefers 1st attempts, but allows a total of 2 fails on both steps; Average USMLE scores of 80; Prefers US Clinical Experience; if medical school graduation > 5 yr. -> proof of CME credits within the last year; ECFMG certificate required by March 15; *
* Only J1 sponsored 80 80 Preferred or Required
 

 
Preferred, Not required 5 Years Residency interview not offered unless average USMLE scores are 80 & ECFMG certified; does not sponsor new H1 visa; continuity in medicine as a practicing Physician or a medical resident required; 1 US-IMG in PGY-1 for 06-07 *
* Only J1 sponsored 80 80
 

 

 
Preferred, Not required 5 Years Unfilled in 2006 match; ECFMG certificate required at the application time; J-1 visa eligibility required to interview; Dean's letter required *
* Only J1 sponsored 80 80
 
3 19% Preferred, Not required 3 Years Flexible on if psychiatry residency in home country or significant research/clinical work; Must have passed CSA or Step 2 CS for match; If already graduated, ECFMG certificate reqd before the ROL submission; no prematches *
* Only J1 sponsored 80 80
 
6 13% Required, Duration not specified 10 Years Should have completed at a minimum 4 weeks of clinical psychiatry training in medical school; If graduation >1 year, continued work in Psychiatry or related field; USMLE scores looked at on a case-by-case basis *
* Only J1 sponsored 80 80
 

 

 
3 months 10 Years US clinical experience preferred; Unfilled in 2006 match *
* Only J1 sponsored 82 82
 
1 4% None/No Mention None 4 PGY1 positions; Residency applications rarely considered below USMLE scores cutoff. *
* Only J1 sponsored 82 82
 
0 0% 2 months 5 Years Competitive scores would be 200+; Valid ECFMG certificate required for application; *
* Only J1 sponsored 82 82 Preferred or Required
 

 
Required, Duration not specified
 
Very competitive program; Psychiatry training experience in the US or home country is strongly recommended; *
* Only J1 sponsored 90 90
 

 

 
None/No Mention 5 Years Weighs criteria such as medical school, USMLE scores, English fluency and letters of reference *
* Only J1 sponsored 90 90
 
2 6% Required, Duration not specified
 
Step 1 & 2 each must be 220; Must document medical education or clinical practice within the previous two years before application. *

Notes:

  1. N/A or empty cells=No information is available
  2. %IMGs_10 = 999, means Psychiatry residency program takes IMGs, but InfoIMG could not obtain the total number or % of IMGs.
  3. The "%IMGs_10" and  "IMGs_10" fields are as of June 30, 2010.
  4. There are no refunds.
  5. USMLE Scores of 75 = Passing USMLE Scores (also referred to as "No Minimum USMLE Scores").

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