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Old 01-16-2011
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hi,
i'm really in dire need of some help here.
while applying to get a usmle identification number, i made a mistake typing my name..hw on earth could i do dat...well my middle name is sylvester but i typed sylverster. that is, i put an extra' r 'after the first 'e'. i now have a usmle identification number but with my middle name spelt wrongly. i dont knw wat to do.
the name obviously doesnt match what i have on my medical diploma or my passport.
should i apply for another identification number? wont that be seen as irregular behaviour???
ur response will be greatly appreciated.
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I think you have to fill out the form 182(change name) and return by fax.
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Yup - did your school already send in your 186? If so, you'll need them to fill out another one, though ECFMG might allow you to write this particular exam without needing a second 186...
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