Preliminary and non preliminary? - USMLE Forums
USMLE Forums Logo
USMLE Forums         Your Reliable USMLE Online Community     Members     Posts
USMLE Articles
Go Back   USMLE Forums > IMG Residency Match Forum

IMG Residency Match Forum International Medical Graduates (IMGs) discussing the residency matching process.

Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 03-21-2016
USMLE Forums Scout
Steps History: 1+CK+CS
Posts: 15
Threads: 7
Thanked 4 Times in 2 Posts
Reputation: 14
Default Preliminary and non preliminary?

Hi Everyone

IMG here, done with exams, pending Step 2CS results, starting my task of listing residency characteristics and stuff for IM in order to apply on sep/2016.
On Freida there are 423 programs for IM, but when I filtered by "offer preliminary" ( Since I don't have one), the result comes to 261 Programs.

1. Does it mean there are -2 year- categorical programs in IM?
2.Some listed programs on the "423" list, say GME not required and offer preliminary year, yes. Then why aren't those listed on the 261?

is this a Freida problem?
should I list all the 423 programs into "my list"?....

Please Help,

Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message


Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the USMLE Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:
Medical School
Choose "---" if you don't want to tell. AMG for US & Canadian medical schools. IMG for all other medical schools.
USMLE Steps History
What steps finished! Example: 1+CK+CS+3 = Passed Step 1, Step 2 CK, Step 2 CS, and Step 3.

Choose "---" if you don't want to tell.

Favorite USMLE Books
What USMLE books you really think are useful. Leave blank if you don't want to tell.
Where you live. Leave blank if you don't want to tell.


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
What are preliminary positions? Smashingdude IMG Residency Match Forum 1 07-20-2014 07:30 PM
Matched to Preliminary IM only PreliminaryIMer IMG Residency Match Forum 2 03-22-2014 04:17 AM
Preliminary and Categorical eshi IMG Residency Match Forum 2 07-06-2013 03:46 PM
Preliminary and Categorical? convalescence IMG Residency Match Forum 0 10-06-2012 08:50 AM
preliminary?? Cocochanel IMG Residency Match Forum 4 07-30-2011 06:31 PM

RSS Feed
Find Us on Facebook
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2016 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.

USMLE® & other trade marks belong to their respective owners, read full disclaimer
USMLE Forums created under Creative Commons 3.0 License. (2009-2014)