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Hi...i m ECFMG certified now and have 2 Canadian LORs from familiy physicians ...will they help me to get interviews..??.I m gonna apply for Intenal Medicine ....is there any possibily of getting an interview with these LORs ,I don't have any USCE......Forum staff plz help....Thanks..
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LoRs from Canada are the next best thing after US LoRs. So yes they work.

However, it would have been best to get US LoRs in Internal Medicine rather than Family Medicine.

But again they do work and you have a good chance of matching if your USMLE scores are high.

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@Step taker ...thanks a lot
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