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hello every one there
I am an old IMG graduated in 2003, did my internal medicine residency in 2006, since then I am working as assistant professor in the dept of medicine in a medical college. I just started preparing for the steps and i wanna know my chances of getting a residency post as an old IMG.
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which country are you from?
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Sir, I am not an expert. So just an suggestion-
As you are old graduate. Try to get best possible score in Step 1 and CK, CS 1st attempt (now its kinda mandatory) and Step 3 (as people give this exam after applying for match but i think a good step 3 score will be beneficial in your case)

Then Good amount of USCE (United states clinical experience) or as you are professor in medical school (If you have some researches published. So it will make your CV look good. As i think you will have lot of stuff to write on CV. Not empty page like mine)

These can work as a catalyst in your case but as i am fresh graduate. So others opinions will be more beneficial for you. I think this topic has been discussed lot of times in this forum. So do some reading. You will get more details.
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Internal med specialist, assistant prof and you want to write USMLE? which country are you from?
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It would be better to get into fellowship for a specialization, since you r already done with Residency..
You have to get ECFMG certified for applying fellowship too
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dear Wang and Chux, I am from India
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Sir, I am not an expert. So just an suggestion-
As you are old graduate. Try to get best possible score in Step 1 and CK, CS 1st attempt (now its kinda mandatory) and Step 3 (as people give this exam after applying for match but i think a good step 3 score will be beneficial in your case)

Then Good amount of USCE (United states clinical experience) or as you are professor in medical school (If you have some researches published. So it will make your CV look good. As i think you will have lot of stuff to write on CV. Not empty page like mine)

These can work as a catalyst in your case but as i am fresh graduate. So others opinions will be more beneficial for you. I think this topic has been discussed lot of times in this forum. So do some reading. You will get more details.
Best of luck
thank you koolkiller for your opinion.
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hello guys, i am nearly in the same situation,, I am graduate of 2008. i started preparing for the exam a year ago but i couldn;t go on because of some family problems, would anybody pleeeaaaassseee tell me do i have chance if I start preparing for the exam from now ?????
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