All posts in " IMG "
0 Shares

    Milestone Part II

    By askdoc / August 9, 2012

    Hello everyone. First, I would like to thank you my readers for visiting my blog. It’s been over 4 years since I started my blog in April, 2008 and it has been a really good 4 years. I wrote my first milestone 4 months after I first started my blog. Now I am writing my […]

    •  
    •  
    •  
    •  
    •  
    •  
    •  
    •  
    •  
    0 Shares

      How to Master the USMLE Step 1 – Kindle Edition

      By askdoc / August 7, 2012

        Hello Everyone. I am happy to announce that the Kindle Edition of my book ‘How to Master the USMLE Step 1: Askdoc’s Method of USMLE Prep’ is now available for sale at Amazon for only US$ 9.99 ($11.99 in some territories).   However, before I talk more about it, I would like to ask […]

      •  
      •  
      •  
      •  
      •  
      •  
      •  
      •  
      •  
      0 Shares

        New ECFMG Program Provides Support and Service to International Medical Graduates

        By meliza / July 8, 2012

          ECFMG® is pleased to announce the launch of the ECFMG Certificate Holders Office (ECHO), a new program that provides support and service to ECFMG-certified physicians, and physicians about to be certified, as they plan their careers. ECHO expands on the resources offered by ECFMG’s former Acculturation Program. ECHO provides free resources that allow international […]

        •  
        •  
        •  
        •  
        •  
        •  
        •  
        •  
        •  
        0 Shares

          IMG Performance in the 2012 Match

          By meliza / March 27, 2012

          For the tenth consecutive year, the number of first-year (PGY-1) residency positions offered through the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) Main Residency Match increased. A total of 24,034 first-year positions were offered in the 2012 Match. This represents an increase of 613 positions compared to last year and an increase of more than 3,400 positions […]

          •  
          •  
          •  
          •  
          •  
          •  
          •  
          •  
          •  
          0 Shares

            ECFMG Launches Electronic Verification of Medical Credentials

            By meliza / February 28, 2012

            The Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG), a world expert on international medical schools and the credentials they issue, is pleased to announce the launch of an electronic process for verifying the medical education credentials of international physicians who seek entry into the U.S. health care system. In January 2012, after more than a […]

            •  
            •  
            •  
            •  
            •  
            •  
            •  
            •  
            •  
            0 Shares

              Problems of the Old IMG: Obsolete Knowledge

              By askdoc / February 16, 2012

              As a very old IMG, I was faced not only with the problem of having forgotten a lot of what I knew before. I also have a problem that a lot of what I know is obsolete and there are a lot of new concepts that I do not know.  Medicine is constantly advancing and […]

              •  
              •  
              •  
              •  
              •  
              •  
              •  
              •  
              •  
              0 Shares

                Fee to be Implemented for Application for ECFMG Certification

                By meliza / February 7, 2012

                As announced by ECFMG, effective last January 30, 2012, a fee of $50 will be charged for submitting an Application for ECFMG Certification. The Application for ECFMG Certification is a requirement for international medical students/graduates pursuing ECFMG Certification. International medical students/graduates must submit an Application for ECFMG Certification before they can apply to ECFMG for […]

                •  
                •  
                •  
                •  
                •  
                •  
                •  
                •  
                •