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  1. ECFMG Forum
    Hi all, I hope everybody had wonderful holidays. I have a doubt regarding ECFMG certification, I am fully certified and have also passed Step 3.. DO I need to ask for a permanent sticker from ECFMG ? or do I chill? I ask this because I wont apply for the match but probably will try my luck for...
  2. IMG Residency Match Forum
    Is it correct that an IMG cannot complete ECFMG certification until after graduation from medical school? From ECFMG website: Certification is that the final medical diploma be verified by ECFMG with the issuing medical school, an IMG cannot complete the certification process until after...
  3. IMG Residency Match Forum
    Hi guys, i have a question about ecfmg certification and it being a requirement for getting calls. I got my ck score on the 25th sep, i have 255 + in both steps. I applied on the 15 sep though with only my step one and cs. But when the ck came out i updated my transcript. Now the problem is due...
  4. IMG Residency Match Forum
    Hello Dr's I need a help please today I received my last usmle score and they said on my OASIS that I met all requirements to be ECFMG certified but they don't write an issue date or anything else, on myERAS the last update to my ECFMG status is also today so is this mean that if I apply now the...
  5. IMG Residency Match Forum
    What are the ECFMG requirements to issue you a certification. Is it passed step 1, step 2 CK and CS and Step 3? Or Only passed step 1 and Step 2 CK are enough to issue a certificate while waiting for CS later in the year? My point is directing at the date of Sep when application for NRMP...
  6. IMG Residency Match Forum
    I have a last minute question regarding ECFMG certification. In the program tab on ERAS, there is a link "Assigments report" on the right hand-side. It lists all the supporting documents (MSPE, Transcript, USMLE transcript, Photo, PS, LOR) but ECFMG certification is not listed there. Does anyone...
  7. IMG Residency Match Forum
    I gave my CK exam on August, so I would to get my results on 25th Sep. my question is, after getting CK result, when should I expect to be ECFMG certified? Oct 10? as I have read in forum that it takes average 15 days for it. so is it prudent that I apply on Oct 10th with my ECFMG certificate...
  8. IMG Residency Match Forum
    hi, i was wondering if i can apply once i have all the scores ready or should i wait for my ecfmg certificate..which might delay my application by further 2 weeks:( please give your input on this.. thank you
  9. IMG Residency Match Forum
    Hello: After I got my CS result, which is my last exam before ECFMG certificate, there is no showing the bar saying "Congratulations! You are ECFMG certified." Is that normal for not showing that bar but I am really done with step 1 and CS, CK? Thank you!
  10. ECFMG Forum
    I already passed the steps and I am waiting for my school to get the transcript request from the ecfmg I am worried I won't have my certificate in time for September. I read that some programs allow you to contact them and explain them that the certificate is in process and this way they may not...
  11. ECFMG Forum
    Hey guys! When do you need the efmcg certificate? Do you need it while applying to eras or during the match? I will graduate probably in july 2016, I would have written both step 1 and step2(ck as well as cs) by then, but ill get my degree in july 2016! So would I be able to apply for march...
  12. IMG Residency Match Forum
    I did not know about the whole reporting thing (My bad) , I am taking it on july 30...reporting date oct9-nov 6....Please tell me if I can apply this year or not? I have very slim chance to land a position but I want to try nonetheless.... 1.How long it might take to issue me the certification...
  13. ECFMG Forum
    The ECFMG Certificate for IMGs What is the ECFMG? The Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates was founded in 1956 for the purpose of screening the IMGs to ensure that they meet the minimum requirements to enter residency or fellowship programs in the United States by providing...
  14. ECFMG Forum
    Hey Guys ..... When i opened my ECFMG page.. it said" Your standard ECFMG certificate will be sent in 2 weeks from now".. so my question... is there any thing i have to do NOW to get ECFMG certified..????
  15. ECFMG Forum
    Hi I'm seeing in some threads as only if the candidate is ECFMG certified the institutions will even consider the application, my doubt is, a candidate is considered as ECFMG certified when the candidate finishes the Step 3 or when the intial application verification process is over which we...
  16. USMLE Step 2 CK Forum
    https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/ecfmg-certified-us-citizens-and-permanent-residents-be-allowed-work-physician-assistants/yyLVzrbm Do we want to be PAs? Could this be our alternative career if we can't get residency?
  17. ECFMG Forum
    hey guys....how do i know if i am ecfmg certified and can apply for the programs which require ecfmg certification?
  18. ECFMG Forum
    i have a doubt which might sound silly to many. i got my diploma verified by ecfmg (sent form 344 345) long back. done ith step 1 cs. wat else should i do for the ecfmg certificate. will i get it automatically along with ck result or should i submit any other documents to ecfmg?:confused: I read...
  19. IMG Residency Match Forum
    hi all please a couple of questions: 1. please how do I send my ecfmg certificate to interested programs. theres no avenue in eras for sending. 2. some programs require CV/resume, theres no place for uploading this in eras. 3. some programs have a 3 year cut-off, what do with 4 year post...
  20. IMG Residency Match Forum
    I apologize for all these doubts I've been having and I thank everyone of you has helped me so far. I am filling out MyERAS with intentions to participate in 2013 Match. I already have Step 1 and Step 2 CK; and will be taking Step 2 CS this upcoming month. From what I have read, these are the...
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