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Old 02-12-2011
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California Any chance for an IMG matching in UCSD, for IM ?

I was wondering, if there would be any chance for an IMG to match in internal medicine program in San Diego.

Did any IMGs ever matched there?

What scores / other requirements are they looking for?
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Old 02-13-2011
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Arrow Difficult but not impossible

The chances are very low, but not impossible.

For example,

Last year there was only one resident accepted out 43 residents! that's less than 2%!

The accepted guy was from Addis Ababa University and his name is Melaku Birhanie.

To see the full list of residents see these pages:
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