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Default American Medical Residency Certification Board?

Has anyone heard about the AMRCB? They are supposed to be a board that certifies international med school and claims that their certification would enhance the authenticity of the med school, thereby strengthening the CV of the candidate graduating from that med school. They also claim that AMRCB certification would be mandatory for the 2016 match.

Sounds too fishy to me as Google didn't come up with much about it.

Anyone else heard about 'em?
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Just checked out their website - probably it's a sham. They are asking a $5000 payment from the medical school for initial certification, which is very unusual. Also the fact that they provide their address as a PO box number (which seems to belong to a Graphic design company as per google)
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The ECFMG just posted this press release.

http://www.ecfmg.org/reporter/issue231.html
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Has anyone heard about the AMRCB? They are supposed to be a board that certifies international med school and claims that their certification would enhance the authenticity of the med school, thereby strengthening the CV of the candidate graduating from that med school. They also claim that AMRCB certification would be mandatory for the 2016 match.

Sounds too fishy to me as Google didn't come up with much about it.

Anyone else heard about 'em?

I attended their recent course in Boston and they are legit. I called the ECFMG as I was already registered and the ECFMG told me that their concerns were no longer valid and the advisory was removed and deleted from their records. They would not even give me a copy of the original advisory and and told me the AMRCB "has a legitimate part in the process" Please, don't believe me - go to the ECFMG website or call them! I am sending the AMRCB transcripts out to nearly 200 school right now!
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